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GREETINGS  1969 [Pin-up Girl Calendar with 12 color pin-ups]

GREETINGS 1969 [Pin-up Girl Calendar with 12 color pin-ups]

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GREETINGS 1969 [Pin-up Girl Calendar with 12 color pin-ups]

by Elvgren, Gillette (Gil)

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Brown and Bigelow. Very Good. 1969. First Edition. Pictorial Wrappers. Clean and secure in spiral wire. The size is 7 ½ x 9 ½" which opens to double size with twelve month calendars at bottom and twelve illustrations at tops. Printed for "The Beach Shop" and "The Beach Market" in Sarasota, Florida. Twelve "American Beauties" created by Siesta Key Artist Gil Elvgren. The themed beauties include a cowgirl, Gillette Elvgren (1914 – 1980) was an American painter of pin-up girls, advertising and illustration. Best known for his pin-up paintings for Brown & Bigelow, Elvgren studied at the American Academy of Art. He was strongly influenced by the early "pretty girl" illustrators, such as Charles Dana Gibson, Andrew Loomis, and Howard Chandler Christy. Other influences included the Brandywine School founded by Howard Pyle. .


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GREETINGS 1969 [Pin-up Girl Calendar with 12 color pin-ups]
Elvgren, Gillette (Gil)
Pictorial Wrappers
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
First Edition
Brown and Bigelow
Date Published
0.00 lbs
Pin-up Girl Calendars, Gil Elvgren, Advertising Art, The Sixties, 1960s, Advertising Ephemera, The Beach Market, Sarasota Florida
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Illustrated Books; Illustrated; Advertising;

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