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The Art of Seduction

The market for vintage pinup art changed dramatically in June 2007 when the fourth of five Gil Elvgren paintings crossed the block during a Heritage Auctions sale in Dallas. At that time, the record price for an Elvgren pinup at auction—$93,500—had stood for almost a decade, though that particular result seemed to be an outlier. During the first six years of the new millennium, original Elvgren oil paintings exchanged hands for much less, and based on the results of regular Heritage-hosted auctions, their values were appreciating at a gradual pace. During one of Heritage Auctions’ early comic book sales in 2003, for example, Elvgren’s 1957 painting What a View (a whimsical scene of a blonde standing by a coin-operated public telescope with her red-and-white frilly skirt ballooning in the wind) sold for $16,100. The following year, the artist’s 1962 scene of a stocking-clad...

Full article: http://robbreport.com/art-collectibles/art-seduction

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