Portrait of Olga Petrova (Photoplay magazine cover) by Rolf Armstrong was created in 1922. The painting is in private collection. The size of the work is 39,4 x 34,3 cm and is made as an pastel on board.
About the Artist: American illustrator Rolf Armstrong was born in Bay City, Michigan. Rolf enrolled in the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1907. Armstrong traveled to Paris in 1919 to study at the Académie Julian. Armstrong’s first known published work is the cover of Judge magazine from January 27, 1912, also known as “A Live Wire.” Throughout this decade he built a reputation as a cover artist, producing over sixty covers for a variety of magazines including Metropolitan, Puck, Every Week, American Magazine, and The Stewart Lever… Read more