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    Raeburn Van Buren (1891-1987) Original Magazine Story Illustration (1925). An extremely prolific illustrator, Raeburn Van Buren began working in the newspaper business, moved to the pulps and eventually on to national magazines. The Saturday Evening Post, Collier's, Liberty, and Cosmopolitan, were just a few of the publications where his work appeared. In the late 1930s, Van Buren collaborated with Al Capp to create the comic strip "Abbie an' Slats." This illustration was published in The Saturday Evening Post, June 6, 1925, to accompany the story, Hotel and Bank Crooks, by William J. Burns. Executed in charcoal on board, it measures approximately 14 x 23, and is signed and dated lower left.

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