Rare Stunning Vintage 8×10 JACK THOMAS by RUSS WARNER Iconic Physique Pose

Rare Stunning Vintage 8x10 JACK THOMAS by RUSS WARNER Iconic Physique Pose

Rare Stunning Vintage 8x10 JACK THOMAS by RUSS WARNER Iconic Physique Pose

Rare Stunning Vintage 8x10 JACK THOMAS by RUSS WARNER Iconic Physique Pose

Rare Stunning Vintage 8x10 JACK THOMAS by RUSS WARNER Iconic Physique Pose

Rare Stunning Vintage 8x10 JACK THOMAS by RUSS WARNER Iconic Physique Pose

ORIGINAL, EXCEEDINGLY RARE APPX. 8×10-INCH VINTAGE DOUBLEWEIGHT FIBER GELATIN SILVER FIBER PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT. Of physique model JACK THOMAS , shot and printed by the legendary West Coast physique photographer RUSS WARNER. This rare image was shot in the late 1940s or early 1950s, and I believe this print was made at that time. It is in EXCELLENT condition, although it has been trimmed of its borders by an earlier collector. My additional scans show a section of a vintage Russ Warner catalog sheet on which this model appears, along with a scan of a rare Russ Warner magazine dedicated to this model. His early images of Steve Reeves helped make them both stars in the late 1940s, and his work with Jack LaLanne, Clarence Ross, Roy Hilligenn, Norm Tousley, Vic Seipke, Dick DuBois, Alex Aronis, Bob McCune and other major physique stars kept his photo credit constantly in all the physique and muscle magazines of the time. George, West Coast Models, E. Wallace Coombs and CPML (California Physique Models League). His four-decade-plus association with Joe Weider and his numerous magazines kept Warner’s photo credit in front of three generations of bodybuilders and physique fans. Warner served in the U. A pose submitted by his mother, Esther, was published by Strength and Health in 1945. He launched his photography business after he decided to settle on the West Coast after his discharge in 1945. Having used a 35mm Argus C-3 prior to and during the war, he bought a fancy new Speed Graphic 4×5-format camera from Sears and set up shop. Like his friend and one-time business partner, Bob Delmonteque, Warner also occasionally shot nude self-portraits and marketed them alongside images of his other models. Of particular note (and not widely known) is that before he launched his own studio, Warner was photographed by LON OF NEW YORK (Lon Hanagan) , and the results were published in a 1944 issue of Physical Culture magazine. Please check out my other auctions for similar items, and thanks for looking! My stellar feedback attests to the fact that my U. The item “Rare Stunning Vintage 8×10 JACK THOMAS by RUSS WARNER Iconic Physique Pose” is in sale since Sunday, January 17, 2016. This item is in the category “Art\Art from Dealers & Resellers\Photographs”. The seller is “titanusgallery” and is located in Knoxville, TN. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Original/Reprint: Original Print
  • Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
  • Signed?: Unsigned
  • Date of Creation: 1950-Now
  • Photo Type: Gelatin Silver
  • Subject: Nudes
  • Color: Black & White
  • Framing: Unframed
  • Size Type/Largest Dimension: Medium (Up to 10in.)

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