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    Cardwell S. Higgins (1902-1983) Original Story Illustration (1930). A great pulp-like action painting by Cardwell Higgins, this was most likely published as a story illustration. A highly accomplished illustrator, Higgins had an extraordinary career, beginning with his work at Paramount Pictures in the late 1920s. He later became famous for his art deco pin-ups in the '30s and '40s, appearing in such magazines as Esquire, Film Fun, and Screen Humor. He was also well known for his advertising and promotional images, plus numerous magazine illustrations such as this dramatic World War I dog fight. Executed in charcoal on board, it is framed (20 x 26) with a sight size of approximately 13 x 19. It is signed and dated by Higgins lower right.

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    March, 2003
    6th-10th Thursday-Monday
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