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    L. B. Cole - Rod and Gun #1 Centerfold Illustration Original Art (undated). L. B. Cole's first love was not art, but animals. He met the thoroughbred champion, Man O' War, when he was fourteen years old, and as a result, Leonard drew horses exclusively for two or three years. In addition to his legendary career in comics, Cole also provided illustrations for men's adventure magazines, and later for the sports magazine, World Rod and Gun. This black and white painting has an image area of 11.5" x 16", and L. B. Cole has signed the work at the lower left. There is a small tape pull on the surface of the paper, outside of the image area, and a few minor scratches on the elephant at the left, that do little to affect the eye appeal of this thrilling scene; otherwise, the art is in Very Good condition.

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    August, 2006
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
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