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    Sale 2337 | Lot 67
    Price Realized: $1,024With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2337 Lot 67

      MERLIN ENABNIT.
      Nude pin-up. Oil on canvas. 900x750 mm; 35 1/2x29 1/4 inches. Unsigned. Circa 1940s.

      Estimate $1,200 - 1,800

      Iowa-born Enabnit was famous for his wartime 'Merlin girls' pin-ups. He was also a respected portrait painter and worked on several successful advertising campaigns for Coca Cola, V-8, Miller Beer and other products. Though an American, Life magazine called Enabnit "England's answer to George Petty" due to the popularity of his Merlin Girls amongst British G.I.'s. during WWII.


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,024