Gil Elvgren pin-up artist
Gil Elvgren was the most important pin-up artist of the twentieth century!
Gil Elvgren (1914-1980)
A Gil Elvgren model was seldom portrayed as a femme fatale - she was the girl next door whose charms were revealed in that fleeting instant when taken by surprise. Did anybody see? Of course they did!
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Gil Elvgren a man who had spent much of his life enriching the lives of others succumbed to cancer on February 29, 1980, at the age of sixty-five.
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Throughout these 9 galleries, biographical notes have been borrowed from Charles G. Martignette Jr (1950–2008) who co-wrote Gil Elvgren: All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups
with Louis K. Meisel (see below).
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