GIL ELVGREN

THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER - NAPA CALENDAR PAINTING

PRICE : $17,500.00

 

ORIGINAL PAINTING SIGNED GIL ELVGREN (AMERICAN 1914-1980).   THIS PRELIMINARY PAINTING BY ELVREN WAS USED FOR THE LAST NAPA CORPORATION CALENDAR FOR THE YEAR 1977.   IT IS SIGNED IN PENCIL ON THE BOTTOM LEFT 'GIL ELVGREN'.  THE ONLY PRELIMINARY STUDIES OF HIS CAREER ARE THE OIL-ON-BOARD RENDERINGS THAT WERE PART OF THE BROWN & BIGELOW PROJECT FOR THE NAPA CORPORATION.  THIS FULL COLOR WORK IS AS BEAUTIFUL AS THE FINISHED PAINTING.   NAPA SUGGESTED A FEW MINOR CHANGES THAT CAN BE SEEN IN THE LARGE CALENDAR THAT IS INCLUDED WITH THE PAINTING. 

 

GIL EVGREN HAS EMERGED IN RECENT YEARS AS THE ARTIST MOST LOVED AND RESPECTED BY PIN-UP COLLECTORS AND FANS WORLDWIDE.  ELVGREN (1914 - 1890) WORKED MAINLY FOR THE BROWN & BIGELOW COMPANY ALMOST ALL OF ELVGREN'S BROWN & BIGELOW PIN-UPS WERE EXECUTED IN OIL ON CANVAS MEASURING 30 X 24. 

 

OVERALL 24 x 22 IN THE ORIGINAL FRAME.

THE PAINTING IS 20.5 x 18. 

 

THE LARGE CALENDAR IS INCLUDED WITH THE PAINTING.