Miss Sylvania

Artist:Gil Elvgren
Date:1950-54
Medium:Oil on Stretched Canvas
Dimensions:Sight Size 28" x 35" Framed 34" x 41"
Condition:Mint
Original Use:Calendar Art for Brown & Bigelow Sylvania Account
Price:S O L D
Above: Full view of work

A rare original Brown and Bigelow-commisioned pin up painting for their prestigious Sylvania Products account. Each year one of the calendar company's star artists would create a wholesome yet alluring "Miss Sylvania" exclusively for Sylvania's advertising campaign. This luminous original oil-on -canvas painting dates to the early 1950s and is featured on page 228 plate #545 in the collector's book Gil Elvgren All His Glamourous American Pin-ups.

Above: Detail of the radiant Miss Sylvania
Above: Verso notations
Above: Verso framing sticker

Grapefruit Moon Gallery sold this work previously (in March of 2008) and are delighted to be able to offer it again on consignment for a collector who is making wall space for new acquisitions.

Work is in untouched original pristine condition in original limed wood period simple frame.

Above: Verso view original pine stretchers


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