Description

    HUGH JOSEPH WARD (American, 1909-1945)
    Two Blues Please, Tattle Tales pulp cover
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 21 in.
    Signed lower right

    From the Estate of Charles Martignette.

    This painting was also reproduced on page 62 of H. J. Ward by David Saunders, The Illustrated Press, 2010.


    Estimate: $8,000 - $12,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Stretcher creases visible; craquelure visible throughout figure and background, most notable in figure's arms and neckline; reapired puncture to the upper middle right border with inpainting and patch verso; inpainting to the left of figure's chest with corresponding patch verso; two patches of strengthening/inpainting in figure's upper thigh with two corresponding patches verso; otherwise in good condition. Framed to an overall size of 33.5 x 24.75 inches.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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