Pretty as a Peacock (c.1935). Earle K. Bergey (American, 1901-1952).
Throughout the 1930s, Bergey worked freelance for a number of publishing houses. His eye-catching paintings were predominately featured as covers on a wide array of pulp magazines, including romance, detective, adventure, aviation, and westerns. Bergey illustrated mainstream publications, such as The Saturday Evening Post, during this time. He contributed numerous covers for men’s magazines such as Gay Book Magazine, Pep Stories, and Snappy.