Description

    Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980)
    This is the Skin You Love to Touch, preliminary sketch, circa 1947
    Pencil on paper
    23-3/4 x 17-1/2 inches (60.3 x 44.5 cm) (sheet)
    Signed and titled lower right: "This is the Skin You Love to Touch" / Elvgren

    This lot is accompanied by an original model photograph.


    Condition Report*:

    There appears to be light overall paper discoloration and a few spots of staining at lower left corner; toning along extreme edges; folding crease along right edge; handling creases throughout. Not framed.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2016
    20th-22nd Saturday-Monday
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