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    Leland Gustavson (1899-1966) Original Advertising Painting (1940-1950). A student of Harvey Dunn's, Leland Gustavson illustrated for many of the national magazines, including The Saturday Evening Post and Collier's, in addition to being a major contributor to Blue Book Magazine. He also shared his love of sports through his instructive illustrations and articles in books and magazines. This offering is an example of Gustavson's advertising work, most likely used as an ad for a major steel company. The partial caption near the bottom right reads; "Moving a crucible of mo(lten)... " The painting is executed in oil on canvas. It measures approximately 22 X 28 and is framed (26 x 32), and it is signed lower right.

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    March, 2003
    6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
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