Artwork By: Stan Galli
Date of Original: 1950s
Original Size: 40 x 25 inches
This is a fine print reproduction of a vintage travel poster promoting tourism to Chicago via United Airlines. This poster shows two skyscrapers with a beautiful scene of Lake Michigan and the beach between them. Cars, boats and people dot the poster.
Stan Galli (1912-2009) was a prolific illustrator whose work crossed many genres—magazine illustration, postage stamp design, travel posters, Navy training manuals, advertising posters, and landscape paintings of the Italian countryside.
Born in San Francisco, California, Galli attended the California Art Institute (now the San Francisco Art Institute) before becoming an advertising artist. During World War II, he contributed to the war effort by drawing images of battleships to be included in Navy training manuals.