Ruffled Feathers

Artist:Gil Elvgren
Date:1967
Medium:Oil On Stretched Canvas
Dimensions:24" X 30" Framed 31" X 38"
Condition:Excellent relined condition
Original Use:Calendar Art For Brown & Bigelow
Price:$85,000.00

Fuill view

The artist's signature lower right

Detail

This endearing original 1967 oil on canvas painting by Gil Elvgren was created for the Brown & Bigelow calendar company and published under the title Ruffled Feathers. A spirited and colorful pin-up painting featuring a redheaded photographer in silk stockings and garters who runs into unexpected troubles as she attempts to capture the likeness of a pet toucan bird. A fun and sexy work which embodies the seductive appeal which made Elvgren the uncontested master of American Pin-up. With extraordinary attention to detail, all the way down to the garters, this painting is both masterfully rendered and sublimely captured in the moment. Painting has been relined and is from the collection of Sam Simon. The work is in a fine state of conservation was once sold by The American Illustrators Gallery in New York City, and was sold by our gallery in 2008.

Framed view in wide profile gold gallery frame


An image of the live model posed for this pin-up

Verso view of relined back canvas

Previous Gallery Label from American Illustrators Gallery



 

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