"MOONLIGHT OVER AVALON" image circa 1934
A fine art canvas giclee print apx 20x24 - highest quality - made in the USA
(See first image, if you like this, you will love the many other images for a companion Retro Vintage travel airplane and travel art from the 30s and 40s that we offer. Also check out our DC-3, the Connie or Constellation, the Pan Am Boeing 314 Clipper and the Avalon Catalina Flying Boat .)
Moonlight flight to Avalon, Catalina Island, Off shore, California circa 1934 - A stunning Art Deco image of another time. A Douglas Dolphin Flying boat service from the mainland flew 38,000 trips and no accidents or loss. They didn't make em' like they use to!
You can almost hear Glenn Miller's Big Band playing "In The Mood" ... Here is our fine art print, a limited edition of Avalon and the world famous Avalon Ballroom at night circa 1934, with the Douglas Flying boat in the star and moon lit sky over the Ballroom.
Please see our other listings of Flying Boats, Aviation art and pin-ups.
MADE IN THE USA by VANGUARD GALLERY- Est 1992 - ACCEPT NO SUBSTITUTES!
IMAGE SIZE APX 20x24 - canvas giclee - highest quality
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VANGUARD GALLERY (Est 1992) OFFERS VERY RARE ART IMAGES:
Many do not know that the vast production of illustration, advertising, pulp, and pinup art was not viewed as "real art" and not appreciated as such. When the advertising, book, and magazine companies were done with the art, it was casually thrown away in dumpsters.
I have interviewed personally those that were there, and just at two of these many, throw away events. In just two events, from just two of scores of companies, one in 1957 and the other in 1960, apx 20,000 pieces of art, spanning about 60 years, by great and highly skilled artists were simply thrown away.
In those dumpsters was Normal Rockwell, Gil Elvgren, Earl Moran, Mabel Rollins Harris, Henry Clive, Zoe Mozert, MacPherson, Pearl Frush, Al Leslie, Henry Hintermeister, Roy Best, Art Frahm, Billy Devorss, Runci, Munson, Thompson, Ward, and that is just to name a few of the many lost artist's works from wide-ranging genre' of religion, nature, nudes, Pulp Fiction, pin-ups, Calendar, and advertising. So anything that survives, even if preserved or recreated thoughtfully is indeed precious.
VANGUARD'S FINE ART PRINT PORTFOLIO:
As much of the original paintings for vintage illustrations were lost, we at Vanguard Gallery have worked hard and invested dearly for 20 years to find and preserve or recreate the very best, find the interesting, the historic, the rare and often important works; representing the popular culture, interests of the times. As popular art is a real window of society. This was snapshot on the aspirations, dreams, and fantasies of the American people in historically unstable and increasingly violent 20th Century. I time when, family life, love, faith, hope and romance was the glue that held us together, a staple of life, not merely dismissed as "cute nostalgia".
Our more than 20-year journey and mission is more than just to present you with an ascetic image, but windows of appreciations of the recent past, our history, and again window to your parents and grandparents life.
A FINE ART LIMITED EDITION GICLEE PRINT -
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