Monday, October 13, 2014

Three Original Illustrations Up for Auction Oct. 17th

Three of Mort's early Men's Adventure original illustrations will be up for auction at the Heritage Auctions Illustration Art Signature Auction this Friday and Saturday. The auction will be held in New York from 10:00 AM October 17th thru October 18th. Internet bidding is now open.


Wipe Out the 11th Panzer Division
by Mort Künstler
Stag magazine, True Books Bonus story illustration, 1963
Gouache on board
16.5 x 25.5 in. (image)
Signed lower right
Signed, titled, dated and inscribed verso
This artwork was published in Stag magazine for the True Books Bonus interior story,
"Wipe Out the 11th Panzer Division!" by Sam Porter, pp. 22-23. Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.
Lot #72172





Gang Bustin' Game Warden
by Mort Künstler
True magazine illustration, April 1957
Gouache on board
17.375 x 20.125 in. (image)
Signed lower right
Signed, titled, dated, and inscribed verso
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000.
Lot #72173


Seal Off the Nazis at Antwerp Harbor
by Mort Künstler
Stag magazine, True Book Bonus story illustration, April 1964
Gouache on board
16.5 x 25.5 in. (image)
Signed lower left
Signed, titled, dated and inscribed verso
This work was published as a two-page spread in Stag
magazine for the True Book Bonus interior story,
"Ranger Andy MacCloud's Do or Die Mission"
by W.J. Saber, April 1964, pp. 20-21.
Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.
Lot #72174

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