A Real Leg Show

Artist:Billy Devorss
Date:1942
Medium:Pastel on illustration board
Dimensions:Sight size 26 5/8" by 33 5/8"
Condition:Excellent
Original Use:Calendar Art for Brown & Bigelow
Price:Sold
Full view of pastel on illustration board

Full view of pastel on illustration board

The artist's signature lower left

The artist's signature lower left

Detail

Detail

A colorful and deftly rendered pin-up calendar pastel by Billy Devorss from 1942 titled A Real Leg Show, for the Brown & Bigelow Calendar Company. Devorss was never under contract with any single calendar company which allowed him to work for virtually all of the golden age of Illustration calendar firms, his work was very much in demand. Devorss, originally from Saint Joseph Missouri, maintained a New York City Studio at Carnegie Hall during the 1930s - 40s. This published work was owned by Charles Martignette and appears on page 122 of The Great American Pin-up book which came out in 1996.

Framed and silk matted and properly lined behind glass

Framed and silk matted and properly lined behind glass

Frame profile corner view

Frame profile corner view

Verso notations on illustration board

Verso notations on illustration board

verso notations

verso notations



 

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