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    Description

    Amos Sewell (American, 1901-1983)
    Family Scene, The Saturday Evening Post cover, September 27, 1957
    Oil on board
    28 x 36 inches (71.1 x 91.4 cm)
    Signed lower right: Amos / Sewell

    PROPERTY FROM THE IRI COLLECTION

    PROVENANCE:
    American Illustrators Gallery, New York;
    Charles Martignette, acquired from the above;
    Estate of the above;
    Heritage Auctions, Dallas, October 27, 2009, lot 96275;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Estimate: $30,000 - $50,000.

    Condition Report*: Minor surface dirt and frame wear; a few flakes of loss in bottom of mother's skirt; under UV light, there appears to be a few small spots of inpaint in mother's wrap and tiny touches in skirt; scattered small spots of inpaint in wall behind mother - most notably an approx. 3 inch thin line of inpaint to the left of mother's face to address an abrasion.
    Framed Dimensions 34 X 32 Inches
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    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    October
    11th Friday
    Auction Dates
    November
    1st Friday
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    116 Days
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