Miss Adorable [For Industrial Plant Installations Engineers]. Pearl Frush, 1907–1986 Amer.
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Miss Adorable [For Industrial Plant Installations Engineers]

1957. Colour process lithograph with attached remains of a 1957 monthly tear sheet calendar, signed in image centre right, 83.5 x 40.4cm. Repaired tear to upper right portion of image, missing portion to lower left corner, slight foxing and tears to edges.

Text includes “IPI Pty Ltd., 42-50 Cawarra Road North, Caringbah NSW. Structural steel fabricators. Manufacturers of stainless steel plant, mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium equipment, condensors [sic] and pressure vessels, tanks, stills, reaction vessels. Installations of HP and LP pipe lines. John Sands R1, with compliments.”

Pearl Frush was an American pin-up and glamour illustration artist during the golden era of the calendar art market. “According to the co-author of The Great American Pin-Up, Louis K. Meisel, ‘Frush’s technical brilliance was such that, upon close examination, her works even begin to take on a photographic clarity. Those knowledgeable collectors who have studied her paintings have often judged her the equal of Alberto Vargas in artistic excellence.’ She sometimes signed her paintings with her then married names ‘Pearl Frush-Brudon’ or ‘Pearl Mann.’” Ref: Wiki.

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Item #CL197-79

Price (AUD): $990.00  other currencies

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