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    Frank R. Paul (American, 1884-1963)
    The Moon Conquerors, Science Wonder Quarterly cover, Winter 1930
    Watercolor and gouache on board
    23 x 16 in.
    Signed lower right

    Estimate: $30,000 and up

    From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection

    This stunning painting by the pioneer of American science fiction is one of the greatest known to exist. It was formerly in the collection of famed historian and writer Sam Moskowitz, and was reproduced as the cover illustration for Sotheby's 1999 catalog devoted to his collection.


    More Information: No major visible condition issues to note.

    Condition Report*: Framed under acrylic to 32 x 25.5 inches.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    August, 2019
    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 28
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