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    Description

    Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980)
    Ruffled Feathers, 1967
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 24 in.
    Signed lower right

    PROVENANCE:
    Sotheby's, Paris, May 27, 2004, lot 131;
    American Illustrators Gallery, New York;
    Private collection, acquired from the above;
    Sotheby's, New York, October 2, 2015, lot 134;
    Private collection, New York.

    This painting was also reproduced as figure 519 in Gil Elvgren - All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen, 1999.


    Estimate: $45,000 - $60,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Glue-lined canvas; under UV light, there appears to be three tiny spots of inpaint in pillow beneath figure's calf; scattered careful touches of inpaint in backgound along edges.

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    24th Tuesday 10:50 am CT
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    24th Tuesday
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    $45,000
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