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    HANS WESSO (WESSOLOWSKI) (American, 1893-1948)
    Galactic Patrol, Astounding Stories, pulp cover, September 1937
    Oil on canvas
    29.5 x 20.5 in.
    Signed lower right

    This is the only known Wesso pulp cover in existence -and it's an absolutely great example, with all the hallmarks of the influential visionary's legendarily action-packed and high-keyed style. From the Jerry Weist Collection.


    More Information: Stretcher creases visible with minor craquelure along the stretcher edge; craquelure in linear white stripe with another area along right middle edge; otherwise in very good condition. Not examined outside of frame. Framed under glass to an overall size of 46.5 x 28.25 inches.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Framed - without Glass, Large (view shipping information)

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    September, 2011
    12th-13th Monday-Tuesday
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