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Lot #4: Thornton Utz Original Illustration for ''The Saturday Evening Post'' From 1947


Thornton Utz original artwork for the 25 October 1947 issue of ''The Saturday Evening Post'', used as the title illustration for the story ''Papa Breaks a Strike''. Gouache on illustration board measures approximately 16'' x 12'' for image and 20'' x 17.75'' for board, showing a young boy confiding a secret to his grandma. Signed ''Utz'' in red at lower left. Utz was one of The Saturday Evening Post's most popular artists, specializing in quintessential Americana scenes of the mid-20th century. A few small spots of flaking to white background, though not to image, overall very good condition.
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