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    GIL ELVGREN (American, 1914-1980)
    Curving Around (Sharp Curves), 1960
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 24 in.
    Signed upper right

    From the Estate of Charles Martignette.

    This painting was reproduced as figure 475 in Gil Elvgren All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen, 1999.

    Condition Report*:

    Stretcher creases visible; strengthening to white background area; spot of inpainting alongside figure's left sleeve; point of inpainting on top of right wheel; linear accretion along the bottom left edge; otherwise in very good condition. Framed to an overall size of 30.25 x 24.25 inches.

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    May, 2011
    4th-6th Wednesday-Friday
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