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    ROLF ARMSTRONG (American, 1889-1960)
    "Hello Everybody!", Brown & Bigelow calendar illustration, circa late 1920s
    Pastel on board
    27 x 37 in.
    Signed center right

    As one of Armstrong's most iconic works, this artwork appeared as a calendar illustration, on playing cards, as the cover for College Humor magazine, 1929, as an illustration in the book Pin Up Dreams, The Glamour Art of Rolf Armstrong and various advertisements; a collection of which are included with this lot.

    PROVENANCE:
    Formerly in the estate of Mike Wooldridge.

    NOTE:
    Mike Wooldridge was a lifetime collector and co-author of Pin Up Dreams, The Glamour Art of Rolf Armstrong by Janet Dobson and Mike Wooldridge, a monograph on Rolf Armstrong that was researched and enthusiastically compiled over many years. Wooldridge was one of the greatest scholars of Armstrong and deemed "Father of Pin-Up Artists."




    Condition Report*: Light pin-point punctures on the center right and left edges as well as on the bottom center edge. One pin-point pierce to the right of the figure's head. Two light linear scratches to the right of figure's head. Possible light linear abrasion to the right of figure's nose. Not examined outside of frame. Framed under glass to an overall size of 35 x 45 inches. Frame has a depth of 3-inches.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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    Auction Dates
    July, 2013
    31st Wednesday
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