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    JAMES AVATI (American, 1912-2005)
    A Place Called Estherville, paperback cover, 1957
    Oil on board
    27.25 x 16.5 in.
    Signed lower right

    This illustration appeared on the cover of Erskine Caldwell's novel, A Place Called Estherville, Signet Books #1479, 1957. This piece was also reproduced in the Paperback Art of James Avati by Piet Schreuders and Kenneth Fulton, 010 Publishers, 2005.

    From the Estate of John McLaughlin.


    Condition Report*: Very small paint loss in upper left quadrant; otherwise this lot is in good condition.  Framed to an overall size of 33 x 22 in.
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    Auction Dates
    August, 2010
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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