Description

    HARRY LEMON PARKHURST (American, 1876-1962)
    It's Your Funeral, Private Detective pulp cover, June 1941
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 21 in.
    Signed lower left

    PROVENANCE:
    Grapefruit Moon Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota.


    Condition Report*:

    Unlined canvas; under UV exam, there appears to be inpainting along the top extreme edge to address frame wear, flecks on the standing woman's neck, as well as spots on her chest, right hip and legs, the largest approx. quarter-size, a small spot on the fallen woman's eye, flecks on both of her legs, and a 1 x 1.5 inch L-shaped spot between her wrists, two dime-size spots on man's left leg, a 3 inches line on the chair by his left ankle, light inpainting between his left fingers, and a triangular spot on his forehead; framed to an overall size of 37 x 28 inches.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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