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    JAMES AVATI (American, 1912-2005)
    A Swell-Looking Girl, paperback cover, 1950
    Oil on board
    14 x 12.75 in. (sight)
    Signed lower left

    The Bob and Diane Yaspan Collection

    This illustration was published as the cover for A Swell-Looking Girl (originally titled American Earth) by Erskine Caldwell, Signet Books 818, 1950.

    A copy of the paperback accompanies this lot.


    Condition Report*: A few scattered surface scratches, two scratches more prominent near the bottom center and lower right edge; tiny spots of an uneven varnish layer throughout; upper left corner is abraded slightly; minor surface dirt throughout. Under UV exam, there appears to be inpainting along the left side of the post, as well as in woman's cheeks; otherwise, no visible condition issues. Framed to an overall size of 16-1/8 x 14-7/8 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
    May, 2015
    14th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 11
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