GIL ELVGREN (American, 1914-1980)
Golden Beauty, Brown & Bigelow calendar illustration,
Oil on canvas
30 x 24 in.
Signed lower left
From the Estate of Charles Martignette.
This painting was reproduced as figure 252 in Gil Elvgren All
His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G. Martignette and
Louis K. Meisel, Taschen, 1999.
More information about Elvgren, Gil
, also known as
Gillette Elvgren, Gilette Elvgren, Gilete Elvgren.
Lined canvas; spots of faint craquelure visible under raking light; stable surface; under UV exam, there appears to be a line of minor inpainting in the negative space from the pin-up's right ear/hair to the curve in her lower back (also slightly visible under raking light), as well as multiple pinpoints in the left and right negative space (particularly center and upper left), a dime-size spot along her right buttock, and several minor flecks around the artist's signature and the pin-up's right ankle; framed to an overall size of 31 X 25 inches.
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