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2022 Fall Fine Art and Interiors Auction

Sat, Oct 8, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 562

7 Depression Era Pen & Ink Illustrations

Estimate: $350 - $450

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Seven (7) Depression era pen and ink illustration drawings, including one (1) titled "Ain't it Awful" in pencil with panels depicting the exploits of a "Scofflaw", signed "Russell", in ink, lower right, possibly for Bruce Alexander Russell (California, 1903-1963); one (1) depicting people in early 20th century cars, signed "Williams", in ink, lower left; and five (5) depicting various scenes of men looking for work and other city and interior scenes, some titled in pencil, top center, all with pencil inscriptions, most describing the scene, lower center, all unsigned. Sheets ranging in size from 16 5/8" H x 12 1/4" W to 18 3/8" H x 21" W. All items first half 20th century.

The Estate of Carl Klein, Brentwood, Tennessee.


All items with general handling wear, toning, areas of damp staining, minor tears to edges of sheets.

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