Artist:Paul Kafka
Medium:Pastel on Illustration Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 28" x 40"
Original Use:Calendar Art for The Thomas D. Murphy Calendar Company
Price: S O L D
Above: Full View of Pastel
Above: The artist's signature
Above: The Murphy Record calendar line brochure for The year 1952 included in sale "What Lines!"

A large, luminous pastel created as pin up calendar art for the Thomas D. Murphy Calendar Company of Red Oak, Iowa. This colorful and bright mid-century bathing beauty scene by the artist Paul Kafka was marketed under the title "Sunny." Nicely framed and properly lined under glass. A multi-image color separation proof series and finished calendar print is included in sale as well as a complete Calendar line Salesman Sample Brochure for the year 1952 titled "The Murphy Record Prize Edition; What Lines!" Featuring this calendar girl as the cover by The Thos. D. Murphy Calendar Company is included in sale

Above: Verso Title and Thos. D. Murphy label
Above: Detail
Above: Framed view of luminous large pastel
Above: Frame detail
Above: Published Thos. D. Murphy calendar print included in sale
Above: Printers proof set color separation from Thos. D. Murphy included in sale
Above: Color Separation detail from Thos. D. Murphy Calendar Company archives
Above: A view of the Thos. D. Murphy calendar plant included in brochure contents


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