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Sale 1139 Lot 6 Nov 27, 2015 10:00 AM              Sold for $44,400


SATURDAY EVENING POST COVER ART BY GEORGE HUGHES (VERMONT/NEW YORK, 1907-1990).
Oil on canvas, signed lower left. Humorous scene of men carrying gas cans on a desert road. Cover art for the September 2, 1961, issue of Post. 29"h. 23"w., framed, 31.5"h. 25.75"w. overall.

This painting was presented by the Post to an executive at the Campbell Soup Company (a major advertiser) in the early 1960s. It has descended in the family of that executive.
Estimate $ 12,000-18,000

Yellowed varnish with only a few surface spots. Blacklight revealed no repairs or inpainting.





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