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    RAFAEL DE SOTO (American, 1904-1987)
    Love Slaves to the Beasts of Torture, Battle Cry cover, November 1960
    Gouache on board
    20 x 15 in.
    Signed lower right
    This outstanding Desoto painting was used on two magazine covers. It was used for the cover of Battle Cry Nov 1960 and Man's Best November 1962.

    This cover scene is also reproduced on page 411 of Men's Adventure Magazines by Max Allan Collins, George Hagenauer, and Steven Heller, Taschen Books, 2004.


    Condition Report*: This piece is matted and framed to an overall size of 25.25 x 20.25 in. Crease through central region of board, otherwise good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age.
    *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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2009
    15th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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