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    Description

    GIL ELVGREN (American, 1914-1980)
    Fire Belle (Always Ready), 1956
    Oil on canvas
    29 x 23 in.
    Signed lower center

    This painting was reproduced as figure 290 in Gil Elvgren All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen, 1999.




    Condition Report*: Stretcher creases visible; small points of in-painting in the lower right corner; two small points of in-painting to the left of her right boot; strengthening to her bodice above her left hand and and to the left of the pole with a linear line through the middle of the pole; one small point of in-painting to the left of the uppe edge of pole; otherwise in very good condition. Framed to an overall size of 30.25 x 24.25 inches.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 19
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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