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    E. F. Ward (1892-1990) Original Magazine Story Illustration (1924). This is a marvelous example of one of E. F. Ward's paintings from what many consider to be his prime period (prior to 1930). At this time Ward was painting primarily in oils and his subjects tended to have a solemn tone; the two lumberjacks portrayed here offer an appropriate example. The quality and craftsmanship of this work parallels that of E. F. Ward's contemporary, Dean Cornwell. This is believed to have been published as a magazine story illustration, most likely in The Saturday Evening Post. Rendered in oil on canvas, the painting is rich in texture and moody character. It measures 24 x 30, is signed and dated lower left.

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    March, 2003
    6th-10th Thursday-Monday
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