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| Lot#: || 167 |
| Description: || Ted (Edward Oscar) Withers (1896-1964) 20"x16" o/b |
plaque on frame reads "Made in Hollywood for Motion Pictures Ray Mercer and Company" Biography: A native of Wellington, New Zealand, Edward Withers (Ted) became a painter and illustrator, known for figure, portrait and landscape painting. Many of his illustrations of pin-up girls were used for calendar art.
He became a naturalized American citizen, and lived in Los Angeles during the 1930s and 40s. For twenty years, he was an art director for motion picture studios in Hollywood including Columbia Pictures. He served as president of the California Art Club.
| Group - Category: || Art - Paintings |
| Estimate: || 1,000.00 - 2,000.00 |
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| AUCTION INFORMATION: |
| Name || Western Americana Auction |
| Date(s) || Wednesday, August 25, 2010 - Sunday, October 10 2010 |
| Location || 8597 Ventura Ave. |
| Buyer Premium || 15 % Buyers Premium |
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