TIME MAGAZINE COVERS

Bob Hope. 1943

Artist BORIS CHALIAPIN (1904-1979) had his portraits  on the cover of Time Magazine an incredible 400 times from the 1940s and 1970.

Amongst the famous people on the Time cover over the years, Hollywood was well represented.

 

Greer Garson. 1943 Madame Curie.

 

Ingrid Bergman. 1943. FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS.

”Whatever Hollywood bell tolled for, she rang it.”

 

 

 

Jean Simmons. 1948. HAMLET

 

Olivia de Havilland. 1948. THE SNAKE PIT

 

Deborah Kerr. 1947

 

Gregory Peck. 1948

 

Kim Novak, Susan Strasberg, William Holden. PICNIC.

 

Katharine Hepburn. 1952. PAT AND MIKE.

 

Rosalind Russell. 1953. Broadway’s WONDERFUL TOWN.

 

Marlon Brando 1954. DESIREE

 

Marlyn Monroe 1956

 

Many of Boris Chaliapin’s paintings are held at the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Museum – http://www.npg.si.edu

I found this beautiful study of Marlene Dietrich on the website.

Marlene Dietrich.

10 responses »

    • Wasn’t Henry Koerner also a prolific Time Magazine portrait artist? He lived here in Pittsburgh and that – being the magazine cover artist was his claim to fame.

      • He was, doing Time covers from 1955 to 1967, though I couldn’t find any classic era film stars. Public figures who sat for him included John F. Kennedy and Maria Callas.

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