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    ROLF ARMSTRONG (American, 1889-1960)
    Let's Be Friends
    Pastel on board
    41.25 x 29 in.
    Signed lower right

    By descent from the model, Dea Smith, to the present owner.

    This absolutely classic pin-up was reproduced on pp. 100-101 and 112-113 in Pin up Dreams: The Glamour Art of Rolf Armstrong by Janet Dobson, Watson-Guptill, 2001.

    More information about ROLF ARMSTRONG, also known as Armstrong, Rolf, Rolf Armstrong.

    Condition Report*: Possible minor surface discoloration, particularly visible in lower right quadrant; small abrasions along the extreme left edge, mostly visible outside of frame, including an approx. 1.5 inch long chip of surface loss at the lower center left extreme edge; scattered small, light surface knicks in negative space in left half of composition; model's right foot appears to be slightly smudged; there appear to be multiple slightly raised spots possibly associated with water damage along the right edge and in negative space to the left of model's legs; framed under glass to an overall size of 44-3/4 x 32-3/4 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.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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