the Pfeiffer Pfiles Presents....the Art Work of Artist Fred Pfeiffer

Fred Pfeiffer was an American Artist
He worked as an Illustrator out of N.Y.N.Y. and
L.A. CA. in the late 60's thru the 70's and into the 80's

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Fred Pfeiffer : A Shade of Difference - Spotlight


Courtney Rogers said...

Fred depicts from the story, from the left: Representative Cullee Hamilton, Terrible Terry, Senator Hal Fry, and probaly Senator Lafe Smith and one of his girlfriends.

The United Nations building is in the back ground.

Rob Weilert said...

This looks like a quickie to me, and one done at a fairly small size, probably no larger than 10 x 15 inches. What's most interesting to me is that just about every postcard and official news photo of the United Nations building in the 60's showed it from this exact angle. I can remember that well, because I had one of those stereoscopic 3-d viewers back in the early 60's, and someone gave me a set of slides of prominent sites in the U.S. Naturally, the UN building was included in the collection, shown from exactly this same vantage point, and I subsequently observed that every time I saw a picture of that building it was always from this angle. So, I'm not at all surprised to see that Fred must've illustrated it from one of those same photos.

This book was another of the ones I had in my collection. I remember the girl's legs better than I remember the UN building...but that's only normal.

Courtney Rogers said...


The image size on the painting for Advise and Consent (and Throne of Saturn , also) is aproximately 12.5" x 13". Since this book cover illustration is from the same series of 3, I would imagine it would be the like size as the others.