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    GIL ELVGREN (American 1914 - 1980)
    Skirting the Issue, 1952
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 24 in.
    Signed lower right
    This painting was reproduced as figure 324 in Gil Elvgren All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel.

    An elegant, sophisticated beauty makes this scandalous turn of events delightfully outrageous. As was often the case with his Brown & Bigelow scenes from the fifties, Gil Elvgren added a cute canine companion to serve an innocent bystander to this slapstick situation. This is just the sort of good-natured pinup humor that earned Gil Elvgren the fitting nickname of "the Norman Rockwell of cheesecake."


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