City In Ruins

Dating to the WPA-era, when many American artists turned their attention to the perils of modernity, urbanization, and the consequences of industrialization, this oil on canvas fine art painting takes a surreal and bleak apocalyptic look at a cityscape (likely New York City) being set upon by a serpent and the wolves that act as […]

Artist: Unknown American Artist
Price: $3500.00

The Lollipop Girl

A sexy and mod late 1950s gouache illustration on board by Arnold Kohn that we believe to have been used as a pin-up calendar commission. In brilliant colors a curvy red head in natty velvet capris, entices with an inviting smile and a pink lollipop. Kohn was based in Chicago and worked for many years […]

Artist: Arnold Kohn
Price: $1995.00

He Scores!

A humorously rendered hockey themed gouache illustration by the noted American illustrator John Pike. In this comical work - a slightly battered but unbruised show-boating center iceman is celebrating his latest goal as the hapless goaltender looks on. The gag here appears to be that our self proclaimed "superstar" also appeared in other sports as […]

Artist: John Pike
Price: $1,350.00

Skating

A pierrot and pierrette are shown in a whimsical ice dance in this commanding large exhibited fine art oil painting on canvas by the noted American illustrator John Drew. The artist was prolific during the Golden Age of Illustration, and a prominent pulp cover illustrator. This is a very art deco take on the pierrot […]

Artist: John Drew
Price: $9500.00

Three Point Landing

The Louis F. Dow Calendar Company of Saint Paul, Minnesota commissioned this pristine and rare surviving pin-up painting by Art Frahm for publication in their 1941 calendar line under the title "Three Point Landing." The image shows an underdressed, startled redhead having an "oops" moment as her hammock string has broken causing her along with […]

Artist: Art Frahm
Price: $11,500.00

Cannon Street Station, London At Night

This antique framed etching dates to 1919 and is a wonderful, large example by the noted British fine artist and illustrator Frank Brangwyn. The artwork retains its original ornate Arts & Crafts aesthetic gold carved frame and original glass. The image shows an atmospheric night time scene of Cannon Street Station, in London. Brangwyn was […]

Artist: Frank Brangwyn
Price: SOLD

Beacon Book Cover for Wild Body

The 1961 cover painting for the Beacon Book title Wild Body was created by an as-of-yet unidentified American artist. This novel by Manning Clay first appeared in digest form in 1953, our gallery also has that earlier cover painting available for sale. This lurid sleaze pulp fiction offering promises a wild ride -- with more […]

Artist: Unknown American Artist
Price: $2,950.00

New York City Crossing Street Light

From a recent east coast estate auction,  Grapefruit Moon Gallery is delighted to have acquired a previously unseen collection of American Impressionist oil paintings dating to the 1940s and executed in a WPA, Regionalist, and often times stark Ashcan School design aesthetic. These are the work of the important American photo-journalist Alfred Statler, who was […]

Artist: Alfred Statler
Price: Sold

New York Cityscape At Night

From a recent east coast estate auction, Grapefruit Moon Gallery is delighted to have acquired a previously unseen collection of American Impressionist oil paintings dating to the 1940s and executed in a WPA, Regionalist, and often times stark Ashcan School design aesthetic. These are the work of the important American photo-journalist Alfred Statler, who was […]

Artist: Alfred Statler
Price: $875.00

The Soda Jerk

A fun and breezy interior magazine illustration for Argosy magazine - July, 1946 by Ray Johnson illustrating a story titled "My Son's Old Man" by Fred Malina. A classic Americana image featuring a soda jerk performing his then coveted job at a snappy modernist Art Deco styled soda fountain much to the delight of two lovely […]

Artist: Ray Johnson
Price: Sold

Teen-Age Gangs

Teen-Age Gangs was created by Rafael Desoto as cover art for a 1954 Popular Library Paperback Book written by Dale Kramer and Madeline Karr. A gritty defining example which shows a bleak sensationalized, youth gone wild culture, which was to captured the moral panic over juvenile delinquency that was a focal point of American culture […]

Artist: Rafael Desoto
Price: Sold

Rush Hour NYC Subway Commute

From a recent east coast estate auction, Grapefruit Moon Gallery is delighted to have acquired a previously unseen collection of American Impressionist oil paintings dating to the 1940s and executed in a WPA, Regionalist, and often times stark Ashcan School design aesthetic. These are the work of the important American photo-journalist Alfred Statler, who was […]

Artist: Alfred Statler
Price: $2500.00
 

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