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    GIL ELVGREN (American, 1914-1980)
    A Near Miss (Right on Target), 1964
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 24 in.
    Signed center-right
    This painting was reproduced as figure 496 in Gil Elvgren All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen Books, 1996, and as figure 362 in The Great American Pin-Up by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen Books, 1996.

    From the Estate of Charles Martignette

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    Unless otherwise noted, this lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age.

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    July, 2009
    15th-16th Wednesday-Thursday
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