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    Description

    Hugh Joseph Ward (American, 1909-1945)
    Somebody Stole My Gal, Private Detective pulp magazine cover, April 1944
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 21 in.
    Signed lower left



    Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Glue-lined canvas on new stretchers; craquelure; under UV light, there appears to be scattered minor spots of inpaint in white background and along edges; pink pigment beneath mask man's hands appears to fluoresce. Not framed.

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    Proxy Bidding Ends
    April
    24th Tuesday 10:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    April
    24th Tuesday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 71001-71224) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
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    Heritage Auctions - Design District Showroom
    1518 Slocum Street
    Dallas, TX 75207

    Current Bid:
    $5,500
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