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Item Details

Illustration Art

October 31, 2007

Lot #11
Temp #10785
DepartmentPaintings
Low Estimate $750.00
High Estimate $1,500.00
Last Updated November 1, 2007

Description

ARTIST UNKNOWN
American, 20th Century

Carl Erskine striking out the Yankees. Signed lower left K.E. / s.s.
Original illustration for a Greatest Moments in Sports Calendar published by Shaw Barton in 1956. The calendar caption reads October 2, 1953 Striking out 14 Yankee batters, Carl Erskine, Brooklyn pitcher, broke World Series record set by Howard Ehmke in 1929. A copy of the calendar is included with the lot.
Mixed media on paper, 13 x 18 sight. Framed.

Condition

Not examined out of frame. There is a 1.5 a 5 piece of paper applied to the upper left corner. This was to white out the area where the caption would be printed. It appears to be removable.

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