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    GIL ELVGREN (American, 1914-1980)
    Skirting the Issue (Breezing Up), 1956
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 24 in.
    Signed lower left

    From the Estate of Charles Martignette.

    This painting was reproduced as figure 344 in Gil Elvgren - All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen, 1999.




    Condition Report*:

    Small abrasion on the extreme top edge on the right; small abrasion with very light paint-loss on the upper left extreme edge; very minor paint-loss on the upper left extreme corner; no restoration can be seen when examined under black light; very good condition. This piece is framed to an overall size of 32 x 26 in.

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    June, 2012
    27th-28th Wednesday-Thursday
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