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    Art Frahm (1907-1981) Original Pin-up/Glamour Painting (c.1955). Throughout his impressive career, Art Frahm created a score of memorable images in American illustration. Though most often identified with his pin-up and glamour paintings, he developed classic images for the Coca-Cola company, and originated the familiar figure of the friendly Quaker Oats man which is still used today. Frahm produced numerous popular calendar images in addition to his marvelous pin-ups, most notably his series of school-crossing "safety" paintings and his comical traveling hobos series. This is a superb example of one of Frahm's lovely glamour paintings; also included are two separate studies for the original. Both studies each have 4 small renderings by the artist, for a total of 8 preliminary drawings. The painting is rendered in oil on canvas, measures 32 x 26, and is signed upper left.

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