15 Charming Gil Elvgren Pin-up Tattoos

jentheripper in Tattoo Ideas

If you have a weakness for pin-up girls tattoos but you don't know what a Gil Elvgren pin-up is, then, this is your chance.

Gil Elvgren (1914-1980) is an American artist famous for his iconic drawings and paintings of vintage pin-up girls. Taking inspiration from erotic photographies with real models, he exaggerated the slim waist, long legs and thin silhouettes of his sexy and cheeky heroines. Gil Elvgren's girls have inspired the pin-up girls art, but indeed tattoo art, not only influencing traditional and modern pin-ups tattoos but also serving as reference for clients and artists attracted by vintage art. Painted on planes on World War II or in calendars and advertisement in the fifties and sixties, Gil Elvgren's ladies are always elegant and glamour, but sometimes also risqué, unveiling their sexy bodies to strangers spying on the keyhole of their room or showing their fine lingerie with strip-teases. But don't expect too much pornography, at the time, decency was something we couldn't joke about! Still, Gil Elvgren pin-up tattoos are lovely, with this inimitable charm and delicious vintage eroticism. Their sweet vintage look is appealing to both men and women, wishing to pay a tribute to American art and culture and to get joyful tattoos. For you, pin-up girls lovers, we have selected some pretty ladies inspired by a monument of pin-up culture: enjoy these enticing Gil Elvgren pin-up tattoos!

Great sailor girl by Victor Chil!
Great sailor girl by Victor Chil!
A truly sexy lady by Vero TattooMania...
A truly sexy lady by Vero TattooMania...
Cool pin-up girl in a skull made at Stag and Dagger Tattoo.
Cool pin-up girl in a skull made at Stag and Dagger Tattoo.
Fun one by Samuel Potucek!
Fun one by Samuel Potucek!
Lovely lady by Samantha Ford.
Lovely lady by Samantha Ford.

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