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Gil Elvgren
Gone With the Wind

1938

$75,000

About

This is a historic, never before on the market Gil Elvgren painting created in a large format size that was unusual for the artist. This was created in 1938 for the Louis F. Dow Calendar Company with the title "Sun Bath" and features a gorgeous nude sunbather soaking up some vitamin D in a secluded alcove along a rolling lake shore. This image was in the St. Paul, Minnesota calendar company's line for nearly a decade; in later iterations it appeared with the title "Gone With the Wind" to capitalize off of the success of the 1939 mega-hit film of the same name. This painting is signed in the lower left with the artist's early cursive signature. This has been relined on its original pine back stretcher bars. This is truly a defining example of American pin-up art! Grapefruit Moon Gallery just unearthed this painting as part of an exciting collection of new-to-the-market pin-up paintings that had previously been in a house in Saint Louis Park, MN since the 1970s!

Details

  • Creator
    Gil Elvgren (1914 - 1980, American)
  • Creation Year
    1938
  • Dimensions
    Height: 33 in. (83.82 cm)Width: 41 in. (104.14 cm)Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
  • Medium
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU12226720092

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