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    Al Kortner - Original Magazine Story Illustration (1950).
    American Weekly August 6, 1950, for Belle Boyd's Love Story. Caption: "Dashing through the Northern lines under fire, Belle gave the Confederate troops the signal to charge - indicating the weak spot in the union lines."
    Mixed media on board, image size approximately 20.5 x 30. Signed lower left.
    Two photos of the published version are included.
    The board is warped from water damage evident, primarily, on the far right edge. It does not affect the main image area.

    keywords: illustrator, painting, Sundblom student, romance, action, adventure, Civil War


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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