Swimmer by George Stavrinos Vintage Illustration from Mandate Magazine December 1979. Removed and ready to frame. Artist George Stavrinos is best remembered as a renowned American illustrator who was a particularly gifted draftsman. Trained at the Rhode Island School of Design, he graduated in 1969, spent a year studying abroad in Rome, and then came back to New York City to begin working. Over the course of his career, he was commissioned by Bergdorf Goodman, the New York City Opera, The New York Times and magazines such as Redbook, Gentleman’s Quarterly and Cosmopolitan. Measures 7.5" x 9.5"