DescriptionGeorge Petty (1894-1975) Original Pin-up / Glamour Art (c.1937).
Ad for Old Gold cigarettes. This painting was reproduced as a 44 x 32 advertising poster for the company. The poster, a rarity in itself, is included in this lot. This image also appeared as a full-page ad (inside front cover) in Esquire magazine, May 1938.
Watercolor on board, framed (47 x 33.5), sight size approximately 39 x 26. Signed middle left.
The Old Gold poster, plus two published versions of the full page ad, are included.
Both the poster and the original painting are reproduced in The Great American Pin-up (Martignette & Meisel), page 252, fig's. 578 and 579.
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