Doggone Good (Puppy Love), 1959. Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980). Oil on canvas. There is of course a long tradition for Basset hounds stealing the show, but rarely has the Basset’s natural charm been more apparent than in this picture by legendary pin-up artist Gil Elvgren. This painting was reproduced as figure 319 in Gil Elvgren All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel.
Doggone Good (Puppy Love), 1959 by Gil Elvgren (American 1914-1980). Oil on canvas.
My Diary. Cover illustration for Good Housekeeping, January, 1914. Coles Phillips (1880-1927). Chief among the early architects of the “Golden Age of American Illustration” was Coles Phillips, popularizer of the “fade-away” style, and one of the first artists whose images of ladies were frequently torn out of magazines and swiped out of store windows to become pin-ups on college dormitory walls.
My Diary. Cover illustration for Good Housekeeping, January, 1914. Coles Phillips (1880-1927)
Gotti’s Keep. Illustration by Susan Brabeau - Girl reads while monitoring dog and luggage
Georges Jules Victor Clairin (french, 1843-1919) - "An afternoon stroll"
Spring - Illustrated by Gaspar Camps, 1903
Ballerina in green from Creative Illustration. Andrew Loomis. Viking Press, New York, 1947. Hardcover. First edition, first printing
Pictorial Review - January 1925 – Illustration by Earl Christy - @~ Mlle
Last Waltz (1912). Clarence F. Underwood. Viennese postcard. Underwood (American, 1871-1929) trained at the Art Students League and the Académie Julian. He illustrated magazine covers for Century, Studio, McClure’s Harper’s and The Saturday Evening Post. He was in great demand during the postcard era. He is known for his beautiful women, often wearing colorful hats.
Last Waltz (1912) - Clarence F. Underwood (american, 1871-1929) - Viennese postcard
Ballerina Girl (1944). Zoë Mozert (1907-1993). Pastel on wood. Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York. Mozert liked to paint beautiful but also real girls. She used to take herself as the model. She illustrated covers for publications such as Romantic Movie Stories, Screen Book, American Weekly, and True Confessions. She also worked as a calendar artist for Brown & Bigelow.
Ballerina Girl (1944) - Zoe Mozert (1907-1993)