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    Edwin A. Georgi (1896-1964) Original Magazine Story Illustration (1956). Edwin Georgi possessed an extraordinary and individual style of illustrating that kept him much in demand throughout his career. His unique compositions were achieved through the brilliant use of color and light, which subtly set the tone and infused his images with life. He was especially skilled in portraying beautiful women; Georgi's women glow, they have a sparkle in their eyes, and exude an earthy sensuality. His work appeared in many of the top national publications, including Cosmopolitan, The Saturday Evening Post, McCall's, The Ladies' Home Journal, and other national publications. A worthy example is this illustration published in Redbook in August, 1956, to accompany the story, Encounter on the Beach. It is executed in oil on board, measures approximately 15 x 30, and is signed upper left.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2003
    6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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