Fairest Flower

The Fairest Flower is a deliriously sexy rare surviving nude pin-up pastel by Zoe Mozert created for The Brown & Bigelow Calendar Company. In 1941, after a prolific decade long career as a leading pulp and movie magazine cover illustrator, Zoe Mozert signed on as a staff artist with Brown & Bigelow where she quickly established herself […]

Artist: Zoe Mozert
Price: $35,000.00

Elevated Train At Night, NYC

A very well executed WPA in aesthetic moody tonalist 1930s to early 1940s fine art oil painting by the Lithuanian-American artist Jack Levitz. The artist was a Jewish immigrant who settled in the Jamaica neighborhood of Queens. Levitz's Social Realist/Ashcan School style recalls George Luks and Everett Shinn. This oil on masonite painting shows a New […]

Artist: Jack Levitz
Price: Sold

No Privacy

  We are again offering this published oil on canvas pin-up painting by Arnold Armitage as the original buyer never made subsequent payments from a purchase in 2015. Created as a pin up calendar commission for The Louis F. Dow company of Saint Paul Minnesota. In the scene, the proverbial girl next door is shown with a […]

Artist: Arnold Armitage
Price: $18,500.00

Lady Of Mystery

Lady of Mystery is a supreme example of art deco pin-up calendar art by Edward Eggleston, created in 1938 for the V.P. Wright Litho Company. Without question, this is one of the most iconic images from the 1930s, and for good reason.  The purple prose V.P. Wright came up with to adorn the calendar does a better […]

Artist: Edward Eggleston
Price: $25,000.00

The Ice-Capades of 1942

This 1942 patriotic Petty Girl was the first of George Petty's iconic pin up illustrations commissioned by the Ice-Capades, then in its second season and soon to become a cultural institution. Developed by RKO as a theatrical extravaganza on ice and held at Rockefeller Center in New York City, the event was wildly popular and the souvenir programs became a […]

Artist: George Petty
Price: $24,500.00

The Ice-Capades Of 1946

George Petty created this dynamic original pin-up painting as cover art for the souvenir program for the 1946 Ice-Capades (the sixth year of its production which took place in New York City at Rockefeller Center). The image shows a modernist winged pin-up girl deftly soaring through the air on figure skates against a blue background. This particular […]

Artist: George Petty
Price: $22,500.00

The Baby Factory

This dramatic, futuristic sci-fi interior pulp illustration was created by Harold McCauley for an as-of-yet unidentified Ziff-Davis title. The image shows a nervous gentleman approaching a modernist machine-age baby factory - an ominous mid-century sperm bank it appears - as a smoking figure with classic new father anxiety gazes up at the image of a sparkling infant which lights up the […]

Artist: Harold McCauley
Price: $2950.00

Death Makes A Mistake

Death Makes a Mistake is an eerie, dark, and foreboding interior pulp illustration by Harold McCauley which appeared in the January 1943 issue of the sci-fi/fantasy pulp magazine Amazing Stories accompanying the P.F. Costello story of the same title. The caption beneath reads "Reggie looked at the second rose, and then he knew...!" Nicely matted and framed under glass, this […]

Artist: Harold McCauley
Price: $2350.00

Dragon Lady

This Orientalist art deco avant-garde pen & ink drawing by Cardwell Higgins is an early work by the renowned illustrator that recalls the erotic and stylized work of British artist Aubrey Beardsley. This is part of a series of similarly exotic and provocative drawings Higgins created between 1927 - 1929, which would much later be marketed as a series of […]

Artist: Cardwell Higgins
Price: Sold

The Elements Involved

Inspired by the work of Harry Clarke, this art deco nude avant-garde pen & ink drawing by Cardwell Higgins was titled by the artist "The Elements Involved". This is part of a series of similarly exotic and provocative drawings Higgins created between 1927 - 1929, which would much later be marketed as a series of limited edition […]

Artist: Cardwell Higgins
Price: $1950.00

Ground Control

In the 1960s, after a successful career as a pulp and later paperback cover artist, Harold McCauley was faced with the reality of a dwindling market for his brand of sci-fi and fantasy illustration. Moving away from freelance work, the artist found employment as a company illustrator for The Martin Marietta Corporation, an American manufacturing company […]

Artist: Harold McCauley
Price: $1500.00

Sitting Pretty

This sexy oil-on-canvas pin-up painting by Walt Otto was created for and published in a 1961 12-page spiral bound pin-up calendar. The image shows a flirty blonde with dangerous curves seductively caught "sitting pretty," with classic mid-century style. Though this is unsigned, it is guaranteed to be a published example by Walt Otto. We were able to […]

Artist: Walt Otto
Price: $3500.00
 

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