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    Description

    Lee Brown Coye (American, 1907-1981)
    The Vampire, Weird Tales magazine cover, July 1947
    Oil on canvasboard
    24 x 15-3/4 inches (61.0 x 40.0 cm)
    Signed lower center

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Private collection, acquired from the above;
    By descent to the present owner.

    This illustration was listed on page 163 of Arts Unknown: The Life & Art of Lee Brown Coye by Luis Ortiz (NonStop, 2005). The July 1947 edition of Weird Tales magazine featured numerous famed science-fiction authors including Ray Bradbury.




    Condition Report*: Light overall surface dirt; minor edge wear with abrasion and loss; not framed.
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    Auction Dates
    April, 2020
    24th Friday
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