Petty Girl Skater Bunny

Artist:George Petty
Date:1947
Medium:Airbrush with applied gouache highlights
Dimensions:Sight size 7 2/3" x 12 2/3" Framed 13 1/2" by 19 1/4"
Condition:Very good with slight soiling in the margins
Original Use:Preliminary artwork for the January, 1947 True Magazine Calendar
Price:Sold
Full view

Full view

The finished artwork as it appeared in the January, 1947 True Magazine Calendar

The finished artwork as it appeared in the January, 1947 True Magazine Calendar

Handsomely matted and framed under glass in period art deco frame

Handsomely matted and framed under glass in period art deco frame

A precisely rendered very tight preliminary illustration by George Petty for a commissioned work which appeared as the January, 1947 Calendar page for a spiral bound True Magazine premium pin-up calendar. This is an airbrush painting on an illustration board with gouache detailing added in her skates, her nose, her bunny tail and other highlighted areas. A complete 12 page 1947 Petty Girl calendar in the original mailing envelope is included in the sale.

Detail

Detail

Verso view of illustration board before framing

Verso view of illustration board before framing



 

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