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    A Mae West Oil Painting, Circa 1930s. Rendered on paper, duplicating a detail from the well-known nude portrait of the star titled 'Sex' by artist F.A. Kinzel (though this one was likely created by another artist); together with a black and white reproduction of the same image as well as a 1937 magazine spread featuring this work noting "it is (West's) favorite portrait of herself, painted by Miss F.A. Kinzel, famous artist" [see previous lot]; included with a signed 'Letter of Provenance' from John West, Mae's nephew.
    Framed: 20" x 25"; Work only: 15 1/2" x 19"; Other items smaller


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    24th-25th Friday-Saturday
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