Maurice de Vlaminck (1876-1958 French)
Oil on canvas
Musee National d’ Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Shown here is actor Glenn Ford, who passed away in 2006.
Albert Einstein of course…..
Even female celebrities such as Andie McDowell. I bet she doesnt complain about the pipe smell.
President Gerald Ford
How can you have a list of pipe people without this pic?
How about this guy
And the crooner Bing Crosby….. Though the Schwartz fellow is easily the more intelligent looking and handsome of the pics(I accept cash or money order Melvin).
Paul T. Spaniola 7 time world champion pipe smoker
Fred McMurray, yeah the My Three Sons guy. He didn’t just smoke a pipe for the show. In real life he was indeed an avid pipe smoker
Oh well, not exactly famous, but here is a pic of me leading my company towards battle during a Civil War reenactment in Lamoni, Iowa.
The picture Michael wanted to show:
Mr. Norman Rockwell
I first saw this painting in an art appreciation book as a Freshman in college 30 years ago. I loved it and had to have it. I tracked down the fact that it belonged to the Corchoran Gallery in NYC. I contacted them asking for a reproduction.
Ever since then it has had a prominent place wherever I lived. Whenever I caught a girlfriend looking at it I said “Study it closely and be forewarned”. One of them married me anyway…. 26 years ago.
The Fabulous Sartre!
Even we anarchists enjoy a good pipe! (Subcomandante Marcos of the EZLN, a figurehead of the anti-globalization movement and leader of the uprising in Chiapas. Always depicted with a pipe.)
Lt. Cmdr Data from Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Pipes were frequently shown in this popular animation series from the late 50’s and early 60’s. Here is Bullwinkle J. Moose himself:
(Allegedly) Barack Obama’s Father:
Pipesmoker gone bad
Yes, Joe Stalin
Incredible thread!!! Here’s my submission, since I got here late.
Arthur Miller and Marilyn Monroe.
images from the Pipe Club of London
Marshal Tito smoking a pipe while working at his desk-Yugoslavia-1945
The great W. Somerset Maugham:
(seems like pipes and writers are a natural fit)
Anwar al Sadat ,President of Egypt(1970-81)
Pipesmokers in uniform:
General George S. Patton
Arnold Schwarzenegger (better known for his cigar)
Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson caused a stir when he lit a Porsche branded pipe during a show in 2007. The BBC refused to apologize.
Pipe-smoking men of letters:
Alexander Graham Bell
Ernesto “Che” Guevara
Vincent van Gogh
Philosopher Edmund Husserl
Psychiatrist Carl Jung
Ronald Reagan (clearly an advertisement…I don’t think he made a habit of it)
The Prince of Wales who became the Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII)
In an ad for Sasieni from Vanity Fair (1926)
Post-WWII German playwright Friedrich Wolf
Composer Carl Orff
Actor Lee Van Cleef
Croatian literateur Milorad PaviÄ‡
Actor Rudolph Valentino
A few old magazine illustrations and advertisements with pipe smokers posted at the blog of the Houndstooth Kid.
Suit ad from the Saturday Evening Post
Illustration from Esquire
Montgomery Ward Catalogue (1940)
A couple more vintage magazine illustrations
At the club
The collegiate look
Finally, the Houndstooth Kid himself