A Modern Miss 1975

Artist:Pearl Frush
Medium:Pastel on Illustration Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 20" x 24" Framed 24" x 28"
Original Use:Calendar Art for The Gerlach-Barklow Calendar Company
Price:S O L D
Above: Full view of luminous pastel
Above: The artist's signature lower right
Above: Framed and lined in original wood frame

This good girl art original pastel exemplifies the beauty and personality which kept pin up and glamour a mainstay of calendar imagery even after illustration began giving way to technicolor photography in popularity. This features a fresh faced auburn haired modernist beauty queen envisioned by the leading female pin-up illustrator Pearl Frush and published by Gerlach-Barklow of Joliet Illinois.

Above: Detail
Above: Date plaque on original presentation frame

It was customary for calendar salesmen to reward premiere advertising accounts with original illustrations as incentive to keep advertising with the firm. This was given to the Robberson Steel Company of Oklahoma City and is in a pristine state of conservation in the original wood frame behind glass.


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