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    Attributed to RAFAEL DE SOTO (American, 1904-1992)
    Detective Magazine cover illustration, November 1945
    Oil on board
    17.5 x 13.5 in.
    Not signed

    This illustration appeared on the cover of Detective Magazine, November 1945 issue.

    Included with this lot is a copy of the magazine.

    From the Estate of John McLaughlin.


    Condition Report*: There is a one inch area in the central region of piece which when examined undr UV light fluoresces slightly but may be original pigment; there does not appear to be any other inpainting.  Framed to an overall size of 24 x 20 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.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2010
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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