the arrow collar man

The Club-Fellow & Washington Mirror. The National Journal of Society, 1904. Illustration by J.C. Leyendecker.

The couple is headed “To The Opera” fashionably dressed. Leyendecker portrayed an archetypal American masculinity that was equal parts football hero and urbane man-about-town. Whether clutching a briar pipe or guiding a winsome debutante across the dance floor, the Arrow Collar Man embodied a vision of American manhood that was both rugged and refined—every woman’s dream.

Inktober Day 29-Presenting Tim burton’s most famous couple: Jack Skellington and  Sally (with Jack’s ghost dog Zero.) from The Nightmare before Christmas. This piece that acts as a throw back to the legendary illustrator J. C. Leyendecker’s famous painting of the Arrow Collar Man dancing with a woman piece!