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GIL ELVGREN (American, 1914-1980). Denise (Pur-r-rty Pair), 1960. Oil on canvas. 30 x 24 in.. Signed lower left. Fro...

2011 May New York Signature Illustration Art Auction #5059

 
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Auction Ended On: May 4, 2011
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Location: The Fletcher-Sinclair Mansion
2 East 79th Street
New York, NY 10075

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GIL ELVGREN (American, 1914-1980)
Denise (Pur-r-rty Pair), 1960
Oil on canvas
30 x 24 in.
Signed lower left

From the Estate of Charles Martignette.

The printed version of this painting was reproduced as figure 515 in Gil Elvgren All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen, 1999.

Condition Report*:

Re-lined canvas; stretcher creases faintly visible; uv examination reveals a point of inpainting underneath figure's neck and two points in lower region on left side of gown; remnants of a previous signature by the artist is visible in both raking and uv light to the left of current signature. Framed to an overall size of 32.25 x 26.25 inches.   Framed to an overall size of 32.25 x 26.25 inches.

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