DescriptionWALTER M. BAUMHOFER (1904-1987)
Original Magazine Story Illustration, c.1955
Caption: "I found Jean seated in the garden..gazing towards the distant mountains..and as she spoke, a familiar figure..came limping toward us up the hill."
Oil on canvas
16.5in. x 26.5in. (sight size)
Signed lower center: Walter M. Baumhofer
Provenance: Morris Weiss collection
Baumhofer is fabled for his dynamic pulp covers, especially those featuring Doc Savage. Later in his career, he made the transition to the "slick" magazines, as was the goal for many of the young Pulp painters. Baumhofer graduated from Pratt Institute in 1925.
Keywords: drawing, ink, figure, magazine, illustration, watercolor
Estimate: $750 - $1,000.
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