William Henry Dethlef Koerner (American, 1878-1938)
    Dude Wrangler, The Saturday Evening Post interior illustration, March 10, 1934
    Oil on canvas
    36 x 27 inches (91.4 x 68.6 cm)
    Signed lower left: W.H.D. / Koerner
    Titled and inscribed on stretcher: Dude Wrangler No. 1 - Red-haired camp / "That's about the only place to camp, isn't it, Bret?"
    Bears inscription on the stretcher: Given to W.H.D. Koerner by his father W.H.D. Koerner 1952

    The artist;
    W.H.D. Koerner, artist's son, gift from the above, 1952;
    Judy Goffman Fine Art, New York;
    Robert and Carolyn Wohlsen;
    Millport Conservancy, gift from the above.

    A framed tear sheet of this illustration accompanies this lot.


    Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Unlined canvas; minor surface grime; under UV light, there appears to be no inpaint. Framed Dimensions 40.5 X 32.75 Inches

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