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    Robert A. Graef (American, 1878-1951)
    Maza of the Moon, Argosy cover, December 21, 1929
    Watercolor and gouache on board
    17.5 x 17.5 in. (sight)
    Signed lower center

    Estimate: $12,000 and up

    From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection

    This early science fiction pulp cover featuring possibly the first depiction of a laser battle is an absolute classic and an influential image for the development of the entire genre.

    More Information: Light overall paper discoloration where pigment is not present; a horizontal creases through upper quarter of work, most notably rubbing through main female figure's chest and extending past with scattered tiny losses; a few abrasions along edges of work.

    Condition Report*: Framed under acrylic to 25 x 24.5 inches.
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