"Up the Staircase"   Lot no. 4328

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By Tom Lovell (1909-1997)

30.50" x 34.75," Framed 36.00" x 39.50"
Oil on Canvas
Signed and Dated Lower Left



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Story illustration for "Mrs. Parkington" by Louis Bromfield, published in Cosmopolitan, August 1942, pages 38-39. 

The published caption reads: "At the foot of the stairs Gus picked her up tenderly and for a moment she forgot all about what happened at the party."

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Had an extreme attention for detail and rarely completed more then a dozen major oil paintings a year. He was a Freelance illustrator for many well-known magazines including Colliers and the Saturday Evening Post and become known as a pulp illustrator. His work depicting life in the old west earned him his reputation of Dean of Western Art and allowed him to win just about every major Western Art prize that exist. He was voted into the Society of Illustrators in 1974 and was chosen to receive two Gold Metals.