Monday, May 5, 2008

Pinups in Advertising

Mobilgas advertisement from 1939 by artist "McClelland Barclay".

Mennen Skin Bracer advertisement from 1942 by artist "Mingo".

Cannon Mills advertisement from 1951 by artist "Jon Whitcomb".


Matterhorn1959 said...

The one by Mingo is by Norman Mingo who also painted the first cover of Mad's Magazine poster boy, Alfred E. Newman.

Major Pepperidge said...

Yes, Mingo is a legend! Amazing painter. Jon Whitcomb is also a legendary illustrator famous for his paintings of beautiful women.

Viewliner Ltd. said...

Thanks for the great info guys. I knew about Whitcomb, but didn't know about Mingo. That's cool!