Interior view of "Irene LTD," a dress shop of designer Irene Lentz Gibbons, with art deco stye furnishings including an upholstered chair, an x-back chair with an upholstered seat, a wood paneled cabinet, a wood paneled round table, the walls decorated with two framed fashion illustrations and two sconces. There is an elaborate paneled wooden door and the floor is covered in carpet with a design formed by thin rectangles.
Interior view of "Irene LTD," a dress shop of designer Irene Lentz Gibbons, with art deco style furnishings including two upholstered chairs, a wood paneled niche desk with an x-back chair (left), a wood paneled cabinet (right), the walls decorated with a framed fashion illustration and a wood relief sculpture of a woman's head. Curtained French doors open to a narrow balcony.
Half-length portrait photograph of William Conselman wearing a striped button-down shirt and patterned necktie and seated on a wooden chair with one arm draped over the back. Probably in Will Connell's studio.
Stanley Reckless was born Stanley Zbytniewski. In 1913 he enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), studied under Daniel Garber. In 1915, 1916 he was awarded 2 Cresson Traveling Scholarships, and traveled to Paris, enrolling briefly at the Academie Julian. In 1920 he moved to Lumberville, Pennsylvania and started exhibiting at PAFA, the National Academy of Design, and the Corcoran Gallery of Art. In 1924 he settled in New Hope, Pennsylvania, where he painted the landscape and shared a studio with Charles Hargens. In 1930 he moved to California where he painted portraits of members of the film industry. He co-founded the Art Center School in Los Angeles.
Jacob Asanger immigrated to the United States from Bavaria in the late 1800's and settled in Los Angeles. He studied at the Los Angeles School of Art and Design and became a landscape painter, poster artist, etcher, craftsman and art teacher