|Though there was no earthly reason he had to, but Armstrong like to paint his girls on location much as Sports Illustrated photographers do today in featuring the latest swimsuits.|
|Rolf Armstrong Self-portrait, 1914|
|Armstrong draws Cagney, ca. 1930s.|
|Armstrong's Karloff, promoting the|
1935 release of Bride of Frankenstein.
|Armstrong's early ideal of feminine beauty, |
probably dating from around 1915 judging by the hair styles.
|A Phototplay cover was about as good as|
it got for an illustrator during the 1920s.
|Armstrong's change of style and content, probably from the 1930s.|
|Sexy, but not sexual.|
|From the 1950s--humor and a|
flesh-colored swimsuit can do
wonders for a man's morale.
|Rolf Armstrong, the master of|
the "arty" pin-up.
|An Armstrong "pin-up" from the 1940s. I wonder how many sailors and soldiers would like to have changed places with the calf?|