From the double entendre school of classic pin up art, Grapefruit Moon Gallery is proud to offer this original oil on canvas by Al Buell for the Osborne Calendar Company. Work is titled “Come and Get It,” and is pictured in “The Great American Pin-up” on page 107 color plate #209. This spirited surviving commissioned work is beautifully matted and framed and ready to hang. Al Buell was a prolific pin up artist who was trained by Haddon Sundblom, and worked in the luminous commercial style of Sundblom and Gil Elvgren. He worked for numerous calendar companies throughout his career and contributed pin-ups for Esquire Magazine, additionally the artist created numerous Calendar Girls for the Coca-Cola company during the 1940s – 50s.
A printed vintage Osborne Co. ink blotter with image and advertising for “Balante Fagnano” Trucking Company is included in the sale.