A Valentines Day Evening Rose by Art Frahm
A Valentines Day Evening Rose by Art Frahm

A Valentines Day Evening Rose

A Valentines Day Evening Rose by American Painter Art Frahm (1907 – 1981); Pin-up Girl and Advertising Artist from the 1940s to the 1960s

This is an alluring portrait of a young beautiful brunette in a pink to velvet evening dress wearing arms length gloves of the same color; along with diamond earrings, a diamond necklace and a diamond bracelet.

She is leaning on a banister railing with a red rose in her left hand that is resting on a grey fur shawl, that hangs over an open white box of roses sitting in green tissue paper that is resting on an iron wroth table that is up against the railing.

A Valentines Day Evening Rose is a retouched digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image.

Info Below Derived From Wikipedia.org

Frahm is best known for his “Ladies in Distress” pin-up girls paintings in which beautiful young women casually going about their daily business suddenly and mysteriously have their panties fall to the ground in a variety of public situations, causing maximum embarrassment and often causing them to spill their bag of groceries.

In one of Frahm’s noted idiosyncratic touches, celery is often depicted. The falling-panties paintings were also imitated by other pin-up artists, such as Jay Scott Pike and Al Brulé.

In addition to pin-ups, Frahm created a series of humorous hobo themed calendar illustrations. Another set of paintings celebrated traffic safety, complete with smiling, chubby crossing guards and schoolchildren (one such painting appears as a calendar print in the background of a bar scene in the movie Hud). His advertising art included works for Coca-Cola and Coppertone.

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