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    Q. Wilson Hammell - Original Calendar Art (1930-1940). Q. Wilson Hammell is best remembered for his exquisite pin-up and glamour art. Often compared to his contemporary, Rolf Armstrong, Hammell also worked primarily in pastels. His images sold millions of calendars in the '20s and '30s and are still highly collected today. He also painted other non-pin-up themes for calendars, such as this hunting dog, which were often reproduced as picture puzzles. This is an exceptionally rare offering, as it is the only oil painting by the artist known to exist -- and one of only six known calendar originals. It is rendered in oil on board, measures 24 x 20, and is signed lower right.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2003
    6th-9th Thursday-Sunday
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