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    Hugh Joseph Ward (American, 1909-1945)
    Desert Madness, Spicy Adventure Stories magazine cover, May 1935
    Oil on canvas
    20 x 14 inches (50.8 x 35.6 cm)
    Signed lower right




    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas; minor frame wear along extreme edges; light craquelure throughout; under UV exam, there appears to be inpainting along the right side of the woman's face and right arm, an approx. 4-1/2 x 1-1/4 inches spot in the negative space along the left side of her face, several small spots along her right shoulder and hand, a line of inpainting approx. 3 inches long at the upper right extreme edge to address frame wear, and scattered flecks of crack-fill inpainting in the negative space, as well as in woman's forehead, cheeks, chest, arm and hand.
    *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, 2020
    24th Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
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