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    ROBERT FUQUA (American 20th Century)
    Death of the Moon, Amazing Stories back cover, January 1944
    Oil on board
    17.5 x 13.5 in.
    Not signed
    Robert Fuqua was the pseudonym of Joseph Wirt Tillotson. This scene, used on the back cover of Amazing Stories, illustrated Morris J. Steele's feature article, Stories of the Stars.

    This painting was reproduced on page 40 of The Frank Collection: A Showcase of the World's Finest Fantastic Art by Jane and Howard Frank.

    PROVENANCE:
    Ex. Malcolm Willits collection.

    Exhibited:
    Alien Contact group show, Science Fiction Museum, Seattle, Washington, 2006. From the Frank Collection.


    Condition Report*: This piece has been matted and framed to an overall size of 26 x 21.5 in., and the art is in Excellent condition.
    *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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    October, 2008
    15th Wednesday
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