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George Petty – Curvy Pin-up from 1947

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He left Esquire, to be replaced by Alberto Vargas who we will be featuring here soon, and became a freelance commercial artist. His girls soon ended up gracing magazine ads and calendars for such unlikely products as Tung-Sol Radio Tubes and the aptly named, Ridgid Tools.

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Thanks to A-HAA for the images! See also more of his Pin-ups here

If you LOVE Pin-ups like us, then you should check the Mel Ramos Pin-up too !

Do you design Pin-ups and calendar girls? Artistic custom calendars aren’t just great gifts, they’re also keepsakes.

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