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    MARGARET BRUNDAGE (American 1900 - 1976)
    The Altar of Melek, Weird Tales cover, September 1932
    Pastel on paper
    20 x 17.5 in.
    Signed lower right
    This historic masterwork was the first Margaret Brundage cover published on Weird Tales.

    This painting was reproduced on page 38 of The Frank Collection: A Showcase of the World's Finest Fantastic Art by Jane and Howard Frank.

    From the Frank Collection.




    Condition Report*: This piece has been framed to an overall size of 30 x 25.5in. There is an 8 in., closed vertical tear that runs from above the figures' left arms, down along the left side of the girl's dress, to the bottom of the piece.
    *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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    October, 2008
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