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The amazing Gil Elvgren

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The always amazing Gil Elvgren pinups.  They rock and remember to check out my Gil Elvgren gallery

Elvgren summer pinup

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To see more of Gil Elvgren pinups,  click here for the gallery.

Gil Elvgren inspirations

Have been searching for these photos for quite some time so thanks to GoPantone for posting this.

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To see them all, read on…

and if you want to see some of my Gil Elvgren pinup collections, click here.

Gil Elvgren (March 15, 1914 – February 29, 1980), born Gilette Elvgren, was an American painter of pin-up girls, advertising and illustration. Elvgren lived in various locations, and was active from the 1930s to 1970s. Today he is best known for his pin-up paintings for Brown & Bigelow. Elvgren studied at the American Academy of Art.

Elvgren was one of the most important pin-up and glamour artists of the twentieth century. In addition, he was a classical American illustrator. He was a master of portraying the feminine.

Inspired by these photographs, the artist created some of the most famous pinup posters.

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Don’t miss out on Gil Elvgren

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If you have missed my gallery of pinup art, please check it out but don’t miss out on one of the greatest Gil Elvgren.

We all enjoy an Eyeful – classic artwork by Peter Driben (via Sheer Heaven)

One of my favourite pinupartists, got a page with some of his artwork here.

We all enjoy an Eyeful - classic artwork by Peter Driben Peter Driben, an American pin-up artist, was perhaps one of the most productive pin-up artists of the 1940s and 1950s. Although both Alberto Vargas and Gil Elvgren have extensive catalogues of work, neither came close to the output of Driben. Driben’s pin-up images delighted the American public from the beginning of World War II until the great baby boom of the 1950s. Born in Boston, Driben moved to Paris (circa 1925). While taking classes at the … Read More

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Gil Elvgren pinups

Gil Elvgren (March 15, 1914 – February 29, 1980), born Gilette Elvgren, was an American painter of pin-up girls, advertising and illustration. Elvgren lived in various locations, and was active from the 1930s to 1970s. Today he is best known for his pin-up paintings for Brown & Bigelow. Elvgren studied at the American Academy of Art.

Some of them are below but you can also find my catalog of his stuff with more than 200 pinups here.

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Todays pinup

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The original by Gil Elvgren:

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