GURR, R. H.
c. 1955. Mixed media on paper. Signed "Henry Gurr" Image size (including text): 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches. Framed. 22 3/4 x 26 3/4 inches.
R. H.Gurr worked for both Ford and Lincoln in Detroit during the early 1950's. He was the author of several books on the subject of auto design: "How to Draw the Car of Tomorrow" - 1952, and "Automobile Design: The Complete Styling Book" - 1955. At about that time he moved to California and got a job as a designer for Disney Land.
This handsome back view of an Oldsmobile 88 demonstrates many stylistic features of the period. in fact, it is a quintessential 1950's American car.
The Museum of Automobile Art & Design website.