Definition of Commercial artist
1. Noun. An illustrator who is supported by advertising.
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Literary usage of Commercial artist
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of Books Printed for Private Circulation by Bertram Dobell (1906)
"By a commercial artist. 8vo, pp. 80. 3s 6d 1873 The Quarterly Reviewer had ... This assertion the "commercial artist" denies; and thereupon proceeds to ..."
2. Dutch Type by Jan Middendorp (2004)
"Salter (1897—1967) had made a name for himself in Berlin as a stage designer and commercial artist but fled to New York in 1934. ..."
3. Art in Industry by Charles Russell Richards (1922)
"His ambition should be to become an Ingres rather than a commercial artist. Considerable time should be spent in drawing from memory, as this is one of the ..."
4. Occupations: a textbook in vocational guidance by William Alonzo Wheatley, Enoch Burton Gowin (1916)
"This is perhaps at present the best paying of all fields for the commercial artist. As much as $1000 has been given for a full-page drawing, and when it is ..."
5. Advertising, Selling the Consumer by John Lee Mahin (1914)
"... To give a commercial artist free rein in Than Words the matter of illustration is a mistake. He should be used primarily as an artisan, ..."
6. The Making of America by Robert Marion La Follette, William Matthews Handy, Charles Higgins (1906)
"The commercial artist and his organized cohorts inspire the commercially inclined art critic to attack vigorously, with a broadside of commonplace ..."
7. Modern Advertising by Earnest Elmo Calkins, Ralph Holden (1905)
"The artist, however, did not care to illustrate any more Sunny Jim jingles, so the work of illustrating was turned over to a commercial artist, who retained ..."
8. The Urban Condition: space, community, and self in the contemporary metropolis by Ghent Urban Studies Team (1999)
"... when he was still a commercial artist. Even young artists who did not want to be associated with commercialism because it might hinder their careers in ..."