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Hans Flato
(23 Oct 1887 - 6 Sep 1950)

Born in Germany, immigrated to US in 1910. Art Deco period ads and movie posters in the 30s (Blonde Venus, Devil is a Woman, the Scarlet Empress, Angel, all Dietrich films). Ads for Norform, Van Heusen, Fashion Publicity Company, Bauman Clothing. Magazine work for Harper's Bazaar and Woman's Home Companion. A versatile artist capable of lush realism or cartoonish fun. Died in Los Angeles.

Special thanks to Keith Swearingen for helping with this Flato page.

From the collection of James Nobel (1933) Flato - 001

Der Blaüe Engel (The Blue Angel) (1933) Flato - 002

Saraka "for under-worked intestines" (1941) Flato - 003

Palm Beach Suits (1935) Flato - 004

Bauman Clothing, Wearpledge Boy's Suits and Overcoats (1919) Flato - 005

Fashion Publicity Company, "Of course Madame Wants the Boots to Match?" (1919) Flato - 006

Noel Coward's "Bitter Sweet" (1933) Flato - 007

Merchandise Mart, "Kindly Be Cool" (1935) Flato - 008

Palm Beach Suits (1920) Flato - 009

Desire (1936) Flato - 010