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    Description

    Virgil Finlay (American, 1914-1971)
    The Thief of Forthe, Weird Tales magazine cover, July 1937
    Oil on board
    17-1/2 x 13-3/8 inches (44.5 x 34.0 cm) (sight)
    Signed and dated lower left

    Board measures 21 x 27 inches and painted black. All lettering is on a three color mat and not adhered to the art.


    Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000.

    Condition Report*: Board is matted; two small spot of brown discoloration to the yellow pigment; one small possible scuff to the extreme lower edge; otherwise, there do not appear to be any other major condition issues affecting the work.
    Framed Dimensions 30 X 22.5 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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    April
    24th Friday 11:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
    April
    24th Friday
    Proxy Bidding Time Remaining
    20 Days 2h 29m 6s
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: 52
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    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $300,000 (minimum $49), plus 20% of any amount between $300,000 and $3,000,000, plus 12.5% of any amount over $3,000,000 per lot.

    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 71001-71158) - 12:00 PM Central Time, Friday, April 24, 2020.
    (Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session.)

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    Additional Location Info:
    Heritage Auctions - Design District Showroom
    1518 Slocum Street
    Dallas, TX 75207

    Current Bid:
    $10,000
    Bid Protection
    w/ Buyer's Premium (BP) : $12,500.00 Minimum Next Bid: $10,500 ($13,125.00 w/ BP)
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