Case Dis-missed

Artist:Al Buell
Medium:Oil on Illustration Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 18" x 24" Framed 22 1/2" x 28 1/2"
Original Use:Pin Up art for The Louis F. Dow Calendar Company
Price: S O L D
Above: Full view of oil on board
Above: The artist's pseudonym signature
Above: Detail
Above: A Complete 12 image 1949 desk top pin-up advertising calendar with "CaseDis-Missed" as Miss January included in sale

A searingly seductively blonde takes the stand in this hard boiled, pulp fiction inspired 1949 pin-up by Al Buell. Working for the Louis F. Dow calendar company under the pseudonym Al Leslie (Leslie was the artist's middle name), Buell created this leggy, impish bad girl, a scandalous vixen reminiscent of the defiant film noir heroines who graced the screen in this post-war period.

Above: Framed in handsome fine gallery frame

This fresh to the market original painting was used as a calendar image and for a mutoscope card with the titles of "Hung Jury" and "Case Dis-missed". A printed calendar is included with sale, and this comes framed in a handsome gallery frame, ready to hang in your home or even law office.


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