DescriptionJOHN WALTER SCOTT (American, 1907-1987)
Mystery Tales, pulp cover, May 1939
Oil on canvas
29.5 x 20.5 in.
Re-lined canvas; scattered craquelure; minor scattered paint loss along right edge; black tape to sides of stretcher; the figure at the upper left, which is original to the painting, was painted out for the 1939 publication and that over-painting was subsequently removed by the owner to make this figure visible again; good condition. Framed to an overall size of 32 x 23 in.
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