Original Vintage Portrait Painting By Simon Vanderlaan Pensive 1950s SV39
Original Vintage Portrait Painting By Simon Vanderlaan Pensive 1950s SV39. This original painting is from the Vanderlaan family estate. Simon Vanderlaan (1904 - 1986) was a listed artist and illustrator, known especially for his "pin up" artworks which appeared on advertising posters and calendars etc. Vanderlaan was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He worked at the Art Institute of Chicago in the mid-1930s. From 1940 - 45 he worked for Disney. After WWII, he taught art at Woodbury College in Southern California. Later, Vanderlaan became a self-employed advertising illustrator in Los Angeles, California. Vanderlaan was a very private man, who actually did not like to sell his paintings. After he died in 1986, all his remaining works were kept in storage by his family until the present. They are now being offered for sale for the first time in several decades. We will be listing many more of Simon Vanderlaan's original paintings in the near future - so please check our store regularly.
This is a stunning original portrait painting featuring a sizzlingly sexy young model. It is titled "Pensive" in Rotex tape and dates circa 1940s/50s.
It is an acrylic or oil painting on illustration board and is displayed in a thin wooden frame. The frame measures 15 1/8" x 18 3/8". It is matted, and the visible portion of the painting is 13 5/8" x 10 1/4". It is signed in the lower left corner.
Verso, the artist has listed the paint colors used for this work in pencil. A fine collector's work by a very talented illustrator! The item "Original Vintage Portrait Painting By Simon Vanderlaan Pensive 1950s SV39" is in sale since Wednesday, April 17, 2019. This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "northwestislandcollections" and is located in Clinton, Washington.
This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Size: Medium (up to 36in.
- Region of Origin: US
- Artist: Simon Vanderlaan
- Style: Portrait
- Listed By: Dealer or Reseller
- Quantity Type: Single-Piece Work
- Painting Surface: illustration board
- Medium: Acrylic or oil
- Date of Creation: 1950-1969
- Features: Framed
- Width (Inches): 10 1/4
- Color: Multi-Color
- Subject: Portrait
- Originality: Original
- Height (Inches): 13 5/8