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: $995.00

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: $2950.00

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: $9500.00

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

Elevated Train Bridge In NYC

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

A Smiling Norma Shearer

Pulp illustrator James Lunnon created this oil on canvas painting of Norma Shearer for the September 1935 issue of Movies Magazine. The hair and styling seem to date this to the mid 1930s-the height of Shearer's renown as the Queen of MGM, a title bestowed upon her in 1927 when she married Irving Thalberg. Unusually […]

Artist: James Lunnon
Price: Sold

Unpublished Black Mask Pulp Cover

From the estate of the American artist James Lunnon, this is an unsigned proposed Black Mask pulp cover painting which was slated for publication in May of 1940. The yellow left side field is a telling trait and was unique to the title - this format was used between January 1937 to April of 1940, […]

Artist: James Lunnon
Price: Sold

Ruffled Feathers

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 […]

Artist: Gil Elvgren
Price: Sold
 

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