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    Peter Driben (American, 1902-1968)
    They Share Their Wives!, Whisper magazine cover, September 1952
    Acrylic on board
    32 x 24.5 in.
    Signed lower right

    Estate of John McLaughlin;
    Heritage Auctions, October 13, 2012, lot 78243;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.

    Condition Report*: Board has been laid onto another board with in-painting on the upper edge; 4-inch repaired tear on the upper left edge with a 2-inch repaired tear below and in-painting (visible in raking light) in-between; a 3-inch and 1-inch repaired tear and in-painting on the lower left border edge; a 3-inch repaired tear with in-painting on the lower right border edge; a 3-inch repaired tear on the upper center edge; a linear repaired tear the horizontal length of the board with in-painting on the bottom edge; a 5.5-inch, 4-inch, and 2-inch repaired tears on the bottom edge of image and on bedskirt; light craquelure on the right lower edge and possible in-painting on figure's left shoe; light surface grime on figure's right shoe; varnish layer slightly visible; light craquelure to the left of her right hip; otherwise image is in good condition; not examined outside of frame. Framed under glass to an overall size of 36 x 29 inches. 
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2018
    24th Tuesday
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