The Big White Book by Pearl Alice Frush Mann
The Big White Book by Pearl Alice Frush Mann

The Big White Book

The Big White Book by Pearl Alice Frush Mann (1907 – 1986); a successful female pinup girl illustrator of the early 20th century.

This is a beautiful classic 50s pinup girl illustration of a beautiful redhead wearing embroidered brown lingerie, a garter belt, brown sheer stockings and a white sheer negligee, with gold tone slippers with pink floral tops.

She is sitting on a makeup bench with gold tone tassels, holding a large blank white book. The artwork seems to be from about 1955; as she Pearl Frush married her third husband, cellist Robert Goodell Mann in 1955.

To the plain white book I added the Peruvian Artist Alberto Vargas (1896 – 1982) pinup girl illustration Memories of Olive c1920 as a generational piece.

This is a remastered digital art old masters reproduction of a public domain image that is available as a canvas print online.

The Below Information Is Derived From Wikipedia.org

Pearl Alice Frush was born in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa on 1907; when she was young her family moved to the Mississippi Gold Coast and began her artistic studies in New Orleans, Philadelphia and New York City and then at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago which is associated with the Art Institute of Chicago.

During the late 1930s and early 1940s Pearl did freelance advertising work in Chicago included Vogue-Wright Studios, Sundblom, Johnson & White, and Gerlach Barklow Co.

These companies published much of her successful pinup girl calendar art, including Liberty Belles, Girls of Glamour, and Glamour Round the Clock.

Pearl was one of three top female pinup glamour artist which included Joyce Ballantyne (1918 – 2006), and Zoë Mozert (1907 – 1993) that were highly successful in the pin-up girl illustration artwork that was dominated by Alberto Vargas (1896 – 1982), George Petty (1894 – 1975), Gil Elvgren (1914 – 1980), Bill Medcalf (1920 – 2005), Rolf Armstrong (1889 – 1960) and several others.

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