Description

    ENOCH BOLLES (American, 1883-1976)
    Clara Bow Surfing, Film Fun magazine cover, August 1929
    Oil on canvas
    24 x 18 in.
    Not signed

    As noted on the printed cover, iconic movie actress Clara Bow "Specially Posed" for this classic Bolles pin-up.




    Condition Report*:

    Re-lined canvas; previous stretcher creases visible; scattered inpainting to upper left hand corner and edge; strengthening to the edges of figure's hair with inpainting underneath figure's forearm and above finger tips and scattered points in her skirt; 2-inch linear area of inpainting with scattered points in the upper right hand corner; four 2.5 -inch linear areas of inpainting with two corresponding patches on verso in the lower left hand quadrant; scattered points of inpainting in the lower right hand quadrant and right edge; otherwise in good condition. Framed to an overall size of 25.5 x 19.75 inches.

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