Description

    SIDNEY RIESENBERG (American 1885 - 1971)
    Red Hot Border Battle, Western pulp cover, circa 1930s
    Oil on canvas
    32 x 22 in.
    Signed on the lower right stretcher bar
    Sidney Riesenberg is perhaps best remembered for his patriotic World War I posters, but he also gained fame as a cover illustrator for many of the American slick and pulp magazines of "the Golden Age of Illustration." This piece was most likely created for the cover of an unidentified Western pulp magazine, and the work was signed on the lower right verso backside stretcher bar by the artist.


    Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000.

    Condition Report*:

    This piece has been framed to an overall size of 36 x 26 in., and the art is in Excellent condition.

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    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Framed - without Glass, Large (view shipping information)

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    15th Wednesday
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