Artist Profile: Sidney Riesenberg (1885–1971)

Chicago-born and educated at the Art Institute of Chicago, Sidney Riesenberg is best remembered for posters like the one above.  During World War I, he produced several recruiting posters for the Marines and the Liberty Loan Program.  Riesenberg’s illustrations were influenced by the impressionists and always captured the emotion of the moment.  He also did numerous pulp covers before retiring after the end of the World War II.  Below are just a few samples of his work:

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