Original Advertising Painting By Simon Vanderlaan Listed Artist Illustrator SV27. This original painting is from the Vanderlaan family estate. Simon Vanderlaan (1904 - 1986) was a listed artist and illustrator, known especially for his "pin up" artworks which appeared on advertising posters and calendars etc. Vanderlaan was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He worked at the Art Institute of Chicago in the mid-1930s.From 1940 - 45 he worked for Disney. After WWII, he taught art at Woodbury College in Southern California.
Later, Vanderlaan became a self-employed advertising illustrator in Los Angeles, California. Vanderlaan was a very private man, who actually did not like to sell his paintings. After he died in 1986, all his remaining works were kept in storage by his family until the present. They are now being offered for sale for the first time in several decades. We will be listing many more of Simon Vanderlaan's original paintings in the near future - so please check our store regularly.This original work features a scene reminiscent of a James Bond movie, or possibly the 1966 Movie "Our Man Flint" starring James Coburn. In the foreground is a handsome man wearing sunglasses with a towel slung casually over his shoulder. A beautiful young woman is reclining on a beach in front of him. In the background, is an image of the couple dancing romantically, a fishing boat, and a jet airplane. This image was likely used to advertise a travel company or a holiday destination.
It likely dates circa 1960/70s. We do not know whether this image was used in an actual advertising campaign. The painting is a mixed media work on illustration board with a paper cover for protection.
The mediums used appear to be acrylic paint and felt-tip marker ink. It measures 24" x 20". The visible portion of the painting is 19" x 15 5/8". It is signed in the lower right corner.Verso, the artist's business card is affixed to the back. A fine collector's work by a very talented illustrator! The item "Original Advertising Painting By Simon Vanderlaan Listed Artist Illustrator SV27" is in sale since Monday, March 18, 2019.
This item is in the category "Art\Paintings". The seller is "northwestislandcollections" and is located in Clinton, Washington. This item can be shipped worldwide.