DescriptionWalter Martin Baumhofer (1904-1987) Original Magazine Story Illustration (1954).
Argosy Magazine March, 1954, two-page illustration for The Skull-Crackers.
Oil on canvas, framed (25 x 41.5), sight size approximately 17 x 34. Signed twice: once on the painting, lower right and again on the verso.
An American Artist label on the verso notes (in part): "The Hurling Match... Argosy Magazine painted by Walter Baumhofer." Also noted is the original working title of the story, "The Gentle Art of Hurling."
A photo showing the published version is included.
keywords: illustrator, Doc Savage cover artist, pulp artist, sports, action, adventure
Estimate: $1,200 - up.
Condition report available upon request.
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