Bunny in Lotus Position in Studio

  Bunny Yeager, the pre-eminent female pin-up photographer of the 20th century took this pin up self-portrait in 1963, showcasing her draw on both sides of the camera by posing in a seated lotus position and holding a small square throw pillow over her otherwise nude body. This gelatin silver print is 1 of an […]

Artist: Bunny Yeager
Price:  $2,675.00

The Dream Girl

An early and exceptional original pastel by Rolf Armstrong which was marketed under the name Dream Girl or Dream Girl II and reproduced as an early calendar print by Brown & Bigelow. Appeared on a 1928 Calendar but was most likely done several years earlier. A defining and important early example by the " Father of American Pin-up". A printed Brown & Bigelow advertising calendar from the year 1930 is included in the sale.

Artist: Rolf Armstrong
Price:  $23,500.00

Pin-Up Girls of History - Cleopatra

This rare original painting by Henry Clive graced the cover of the October 13, 1946 edition of William Randolph Hearst's The American Weekly. Clive often played with serialized themes in his work for the magazine, and this Egyptian inspired image was from a series entitled "Pin-up Girls of History." Pictured as Cleopatra is the lovely Hollywood film star Dorothy Lamour, whose impossibly good looks and exotic features draw comparison to the legendary queen of the Nile, though the actress never portrayed her in film.

Artist: Henry Clive
Price:  SOLD

Rain Beginning

This colorful and romantic gouache on illustration board is by the mid-century artist and illustrator Robert Patterson. It was created as an interior illustration for the May 1948 issue of McCall's magazine. It accompanies a short story written by Frances Malm titled "Rain Beginning." The images shows a glamorous raven-haired beauty posed forehead-to-forehead with a […]

Artist: Robert Patterson
Price:  $1,150.00

The Mad Masquerade

Illustrator Arthur William Brown's graphite on paper depiction a chic Parisian street scene populated by American ex-pats was created to accompany a short story by Kenyon Gambier titled The Mad Masquerade in the March 26, 1927 edition of The Saturday Evening Post.  Kenyon Gambier was a pen name of U.S. Diplomat Lorin Andrews Lathrop, who […]

Artist: Arthur William Brown
Price:  SOLD

The Franklin Library: The Sound and the Fury - Interior Illustration

This pen & ink on artist's paper is broken into two segments (as were all of the illustrations created for this publication) and were printed across two pages with the empty space in between being used to identify a new date/part in the story, as seen in the example below. The purple ink, splattered intentionally […]

Artist: Steven Stroud
Price:  $650.00

The Franklin Library: The Sound and the Fury - Interior Illustration

  This pen & ink on artist's paper depicts a man in a suit running down a waterfront street. He appears hurried and panicked. A young girl is seen despondently standing in the background. The illustration is broken into two segments (as were all of the illustrations created for this publication) and was printed across […]

Artist: Steven Stroud
Price:  $650.00

The Franklin Library: The Sound and the Fury - Frontispiece

  From its founding in 1973 until its closing in 2000 The Franklin Library produced public domain classic books, releasing series such as Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century. Often released in parallel series including leather bound and a non-leather bound (leatherette), the books were handsomely bound and included illustrations from contemporary illustrators. American artist and illustrator Steven […]

Artist: Steven Stroud
Price:  $650.00

The Sound and the Fury

  From its founding in 1973 until its closing in 2000 The Franklin Library produced public domain classic books, releasing series such as Greatest Books of the Twentieth Century. Often released in parallel series including leather bound and a non-leather bound (leatherette), the books were handsomely bound and included illustrations from contemporary illustrators. American artist and […]

Artist: Steven Stroud
Price:  $950.00

The Franklin Library: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Interior Illustration

  From its founding in 1973 until its closing in 2000 The Franklin Library produced public domain classic books, releasing series such as The Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Often released in parallel series including leather bound and a non-leather bound (leatherette), the books were handsomely bound and included illustrations from contemporary illustrators. American artist, illustrator, and […]

Artist: Herbert Tauss
Price:  $850.00

The Franklin Library: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Interior Illustration

  From its founding in 1973 until its closing in 2000 The Franklin Library produced public domain classic books, releasing series such as The Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Often released in parallel series including leather bound and a non-leather bound (leatherette), the books were handsomely bound and included illustrations from contemporary illustrators. American artist, […]

Artist: Herbert Tauss
Price:  $850.00

The Franklin Library: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy - Interior Illustration

  From its founding in 1973 until its closing in 2000 The Franklin Library produced public domain classic books, releasing series such as The Franklin Library of Mystery Masterpieces. Often released in parallel series including leather bound and a non-leather bound (leatherette), the books were handsomely bound and included illustrations from contemporary illustrators. American artist, […]

Artist: Herbert Tauss
Price:  $850.00
 

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