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    Harry C. Bradley - Original Pin-up Art (c.1943).
    Sitting Pretty, published by the Joseph C. Hoover and Sons Calendar Company, Philadelphia. This painting became one of the most popular pin-ups both during and after World War II. In addition to multiple size calendar prints, it was reproduced on men's wallets, keychains and pocket mirrors.
    Airbrush on board, framed (36 x 28), sight size approximately 27.5 x 19.5. Signed lower left.
    Several published versions are included in this lot: calendar prints, a wallet and a pocket mirror.
    Reproduced in The Great American Pin-up (Martignette & Meisel), page 332, fig.767.

    keywords: illustrator, illustration, beauty, glamour, nude, gga


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