Jean-Gabriel Domergue (1889-1962), French painter. He considered himself the creator of the style pin-up. He is an extremely talented and precocious painter, started with landscapes painting career, and was awarded the Second Prize of Rome. His career took a major turn during 1920's. At that time he started painting "Parisian Lady" and call that style pin-up. Those women in his painting are thin, airy, elegant, with a swan-like neck and wide seductive eyes which gaze upon the world with longing.