DescriptionJoyce Ballantyne (American, 1918-2006)
Thanks for the Orchid, 1955
Oil on canvas
30 x 24 in.
Signed lower right
The Bob and Diane Yaspan Collection
American Illustrators Gallery, New York.
This painting was reproduced as figure 115 in The Great American Pin-Up by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen, 1996.
Glue-lined canvas; no major visible condition issues; under UV light, there appears to be a U-shaped line of inpaint through wrist holding orchid; a few scattered spots of inpaint in background; possible strenthening in black pigment at figure's waist and in thigh highs.
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