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 Al Buell  (1910 - 1996)

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Lived/Active: New York/Kansas      Known for: illustrator-pin-up girl

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1910 (Hiawatha, Kansas)
 
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1996

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New York/Kansas

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Born in 1920 in Kansas, Albert Leslie Buell paperback cover artist, magazine illustrator, and Coca Cola artist worked with Elvgren in the Sundblom shop in Chicago. His oils are among the best pin-ups in that medium, although existing originals (on board, not canvas) are much smaller than those of Elvgren, Ballantyne and Ekman.

Perhaps that explains a certain delicacy in his work; Buell's pretty girls really are "pretty." These girls-next-door are captured in such typically innocent pursui (showing 500 of 1095 characters).



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