Arthur Sarnoff was an American artist. Prior to working as an illustrator, Sarnoff studied at the Industrial School and the Grand Central School of Art in New York City. His portfolio includes extensive commercial work for weekly magazines and his art appeared in a variety of advertising campaigns in the 50’s and 60’s. His work was whimsical and engaging and relied heavily upon themes of Americana and slapstick humor. One of his paintings, “The Hustler”, was one of the best-selling prints of the 1950s but his best known work is a painting of dogs playing pool entitled “Jack the Ripper”. Check out some more of his great illustrations..