Description: Original and rare oil painting by Art Frahm was commissioned in the 1940s for the Messenger Publishing Company. It has been has been archivally restored, re-lined and beautifully framed.Larson Juhl frame dimensions with frame approximately 38 in. Frahm lived in Chicago, and was active from the 1940s to 1960s. He is best known for his "ladies in distress or embarrassment" series - pictures involving beautiful young women whose panties mysteriously flutter to the ground in public situations. One of Frahms earliest works was a painting of the man on the Quaker Oats container. Another iconic image was the classic Coppertone ad that featured a 3-year-old girl having her bathing suit bottom pulled by a dog. Other companies that utilized Frahms work were Coca-Cola, RC (Royal Crown), Schlitz, Miller, Libby and Crane Plumbing. Provenance: Frank Messenger opened a large publishing house, the Messenger Publishing Company, in 1913, in the Midwest, began the Messenger Art Collection in. Primarily devoted to religious images for calendars, prayer cards and the like, the business expanded into other areas such as pinups, wildlife, Americana, historic art and more. Many original works were commissioned for reproduction purposes. This massive collection of 4-5000 works of art was acquired in 2010 by a new owner and slowly restored. The collection is now available for sale to the public. The item "Art Frahm rare original oil painting I Deal vintage pin-up art 1940s INV MC100" is in sale since Wednesday, November 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Art\Other Art".
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