Description

    WILLIAM REUSSWIG (American, 1902-1978)
    The Surprise Attack, Scotland Yard Detective Stories pulp cover, May 1931
    Oil on canvas
    40 x 28 in.
    Initialed lower right

    An original copy of the pulp accompanies this lot.


    Condition Report*:

    Canvas is unlined. Light stretcher creases with light craqulure and minor flaking on the lower left edge. Light surface dirt on white background area. UV examination reveals minor points of inpaint in white background area and a minor area on woman's left elbow. Framed to an overall size of 41.5 x 30 inches.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    7th Wednesday
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