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    WALTER MARTIN BAUMHOFER (American, 1904-1987)
    Tourist, magazine story illustration
    Oil on canvas
    38 x 34 in.
    Signed lower right

    Called "the King of the Pulps" for his prolific output, Walter Baumhofer brought his fine art training to dime novels, churning out over 500+ covers including Dime Detective, The Spider, and the earliest issues of Doc Savage. By the late thirties, Baumhofer had graduated to the slick magazines of the era and his work graced all the top publications including Liberty, Collier's and American Weekly.


    Condition Report*:

    Foxing in white background, most notable in the lower right quadrant; stretcher creases visible; faint craquelure in the white background area; 7-inch linear abrasion running thru center of left figure with a faint 5-inch abrasion avove; otherwise in good condition.

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