Offered by: Robert Funk Fine Art
1581 Brickell Ave., Suite 2303 Miami, FL 33129 , United States Call Seller 305.857.0521


Playboy Magazine Female Illustrator College Cheerleaders Football

$ 15,000
  • Description
    Trailblazing revolutionary female illustrator/art director Bea Paul creates a three-dimensional mixed media assemblage of cut-out photos, fabric, and cut paper. It depicts two jumping college cheerleaders, each with the Playboy logo printed on their sweaters. Under the jumping co-eds, a stylized fuzzy Playboy Rabbit mascot slides in for the touchdown. The work is housed in a shadow box under glass. The assemblage appeared on the October 1956 issue of Playboy Magazine. This was an early issue of Playboy which was made it's maiden journey in December, 1953. Work is unsigned. Boxed Framed size 20 x 18 x 2.5, Old Christie's sticker affixed on verso.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: United States, Illinois
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Mixed Media
    Condition: Good. Good - some slight folding of green fabric in each corner. The white cut-out paper has accumulated some dirt and grim in the left corner. An irregular edge of white paper and fold also appears in left corner.
    Creation Date: 1956
    Styles / Movements: Conceptualism, Contemporary, Illustration
    Incollect Reference #: 724487
  • Dimensions
    W. 10.5 in; H. 12.5 in;
    W. 26.67 cm; H. 31.75 cm;
Message from Seller:

You'll find an eclectic group of art works at Robert Funk Fine Art. 45 years of experience has shaped Director Robert Funk's multi-perspective approach to presenting art. As an undergrad in painting, he studied with great teachers such as first-generation abstract expressionist Robert Richenburg and hyper-realist painter Janet Fish. In Graduate School he worked with famed critic E.C. Goossen and went on to work as a Photographer, New York Advertising Art Director, and Art Collector.

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