QUAINTANCE PHOTOGRAPH BODYBUILDER BEEFCAKE ORIG 35mm slide VINTAGE 50s ART STUDY

QUAINTANCE PHOTOGRAPH BODYBUILDER BEEFCAKE ORIGINAL 35mm slide VINTAGE 1950s

Offered here is a vintage color 35mm slide male physique photo of model Eugene taken by the famous George Quaintance. I am guessing this is from the mid-1950s. This is an authentic vintage slide from the Quaintance Studio - not a new reprint. I have included a photograph of the slide mount to show the model's name stamped on it. This slide comes from an extensive private collection that we recently acquired.

George Quaintance (1902-1957) was a gay American artist, famous for his "idealized, strongly homoerotic" depictions of men in mid-20th-century physique magazines. Using historical settings to justify the nudity or distance the subjects from modern society, his art featured idealized muscular, semi-nude or nude male figures; Wild West settings were a common motif. His artwork helped establish the stereotype of the "macho stud" who was also homosexual, leading him to be called a 'pioneer of a gay aesthetic'. He was an influence on many later homoerotic artists, such as Tom of Finland.

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