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    Description

    Gil Elvgren (American, 1914-1980)
    Squirrely Situation, calendar illustration, 1969
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 24 inches (76.2 x 61.0 cm)
    Signed lower left

    This painting was reproduced as figure 472 on page 195 in Gil Elvgren: All His Glamorous American Pin-Ups by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel (Taschen, 1999).

    PROVENANCE:
    The collection of Charles Martignette;
    Private collection, acquired from the above.


    More information about Elvgren, Gil, also known as Elvgren, Gil, Gillette Elvgren, Gilette Elvgren, Gilete Elvgren.

    Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000.

    Condition Report*: Unlined canvas. Under UV exam, there does appear to be a few extremely minor dots of inpaint, not extending into the image. Stretcher bar lines visible.
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    Auction Info

    Proxy Bidding Ends
    October
    4th Monday 10:50 am CT
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    4th Monday
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    This lot is in: 1 - Signature® Floor Session (Live Floor, Live Phone, Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live):
    (Lots 71001-71150) - 11:00 AM Central Time, Monday, October 4, 2021.
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    Current Bid:
    $20,000
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