Crazy From The Heat

Artist:Mayo Olmstead
Medium:Mixed Media on Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 18" x 23"
Original Use:Presumably Pin Up Art for Brown & Bigelow Calendar Company
Price: S O L D
Above: Full view
Above: The artist's signature
Above: Verso label on board

An erotic and sensational pin up painting by Mayo Olmstead presumably created for The Brown & Bigelow Calendar Company. The work is mixed media on a Crescent illustration board with pastel used for the central figure and skin tones and oil or acrylic applied in an impasto textured bold technique to the border areas creating an alarming and lively composition. Olmstead was known for his good girl styled beauties, this sun burned she devil on the other hand is entirely of another vernacular.

Above: Verso view
Above: Detail


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