Thursday, September 1, 2011

Robert Riggs (1896-1970)

Coney Island , from FORTUNE magazine 1938

from LIFE Sep 3, 1956

Boris Godounov, In Time of Tyranny, 1945

1946 Capehart - Farnsworth ad

Brünnehilde Weeps at Siegfried's Funeral Pyre, 1946

Dole Pineapple Juice ad, 1938 - Lithograph

Wyandote ad, Titans out of the Earth

Roman Nose, ca1948

The Brown Bomber (Joe Louis), 1938

1953 Shell Oil Company Joe Magarac

High Bars ca.1933, 30"x 36"

Fixed Fight from The Saturday Evening Post, July 1951

Country Gentleman - May 1944

Mayday Parade from FORTUNE July 1939


  1. How on earth did you find all these marvelous Riggs images? I was looking around the same time and didn't come up with nearly as much.

  2. D.A.

    Trolling internets! I have more, perhaps I'll post them in an online album. Now admit his work is more dynamic than you portrayed!

    ~Sorry for the delayed response (i need to check and update this blog more often)