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    FRANK R. PAUL (American, 1884-1963)
    It Happened Tomorrow, Astonishing Stories interior story illustration, February 1943
    Pen, ink and gouache on paper
    12 x 12 in. (image)
    Not signed

    From the Jerry Weist Collection

    This illustration was reproduced in Frank R. Paul--Father of Science Fiction Art by Stephen Korshack and Jerry Weist, Castle Books, 2010, p. 144.

    The artist's completed work for this story was executed on two panels and published as a two-page spread. This lot comprises the left panel. The right panel, which is signed, sold at auction last year.


    Condition Report*:

    Overall paper discoloration; some areas of light surface residue; minor spots of paper loss near bottom edges; overall size with margins measures 20 x 13 inches.  Not framed.

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    October, 2014
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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