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GIL ELVGREN (American, 1914-1980)
Bear Facts (A Modest Look; Bearback Rider), 1962
Oil on canvas
30 x 24 in.
Signed lower left
This painting was reproduced as the dust jacket cover (and also figure 414) of Gil Elvgren All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen, 1999, and also as figure 382 of The Great American Pin-Up by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen, 1996.

From the Estate of Charles Martignette.

Condition Report*:

Minor frame abrasion on right edge; one inch area of in-painting in upper left corner; otherwise this lot is in very good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age. This piece is framed to an overall size of 30.5 x 24.5 in.

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May, 2010
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