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    HOWARD PYLE (American, 1853-1911)
    A Puppet of Fate, Harper's New Monthly Magazine, story illustration, December 1899
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 16 in.
    Signed lower left

    This dramatic and lushly rendered painting is reproduced as illustration MBPI0804 in Howard Pyle: His Life-His Work, 2 vols., by Paul Preston Davis, Delaware, Oak Knoll Press, 2004.


    More information about HOWARD PYLE, also known as Pyle, Howard, Howard Pyle.



    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas. Stretcher creases slightly visible. Scattered areas of faint craquelure. Paint layer is stable. Varnish layer masks any possible previous restoration. Framed to an overall size of 31.5 x 23.5 inches.
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2013
    26th Saturday
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