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(including FORTUNE illustration)
"He lives in a museum - alone - and likes
it - keeps snakes as pets, is fanatically interested in primitive things,
and does all his creative work at night,.. He doesn't make preliminary
studies. He begins his pictures by completely finishing the head of
the central figure; until this is rendered to his entire satisfaction
he will not touch the work elsewhere." (E.W.Watson, Forty Illustrators and
How They Work ,op.cit. 1946).
His central theme, Riggs said, was "people and light".
01 a Hortonsphere in the Wyandotte Glycol plant,
advert for Wyandotte June 1950 21 x 26cms.
02 Spraying the inside of a railway car to prepare
it for the transportation of caustic soda, advert for Wyandott
Sept. 1950 21 x 26cms
03 advert for Philadelphia Electric
, June 1955 15 x26 cms