by Tristan Rayner in New Photography on Wednesday 4 May 2011

The original reference photos for the great American pin-up painter Gil Elvgren have emerged, with comparison of the original models and his pin-ups making great images. The inspiration for his work in producing the often suggestive, cheeky and flirty pin-ups is fascinating, with even these girls given a liberal photoshopping to push the message that little bit more.
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