A Letter From The Publisher, Oct. 31, 1949

A number of you who wrote to us about the four-page color spread of Old Testament figures in the Oct. 10 issue thought that 1) they resembled TIME cover portraits, and 2) the artist who painted them had also done some of TIME'S covers. You were right on both counts.

Guy Rowe, who illustrated the collection of Old Testament narratives (In Our Image) from which our color spread was taken, has done a number of TIME covers, some of which are reproduced below. His work for us was interrupted four years ago when he took on the Old Testament assignment.

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