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    Sale 2498 | Lot 178
    Price Realized: $6,500With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2498 Lot 178

      WALTER L. GREENE (1870-1956) [THE CONQUEST OF THE ROCKIES.] Oil painting. Circa 1924.
      26 1/2x19 3/4 inches, 67 1/4x50 1/4 cm.
      Condition A- / B+: slight discoloration at edges; minor crackling on surface and slight flaking at edges; light horizontal creases in image. Painted on wrapped canvas. Framed.
      This painting was the cover image for The GE Monogram in January of 1924. Walter Greene was a GE employee for 37 years, eventually heading its Art Department in 1903. He was asked to paint a series for the GE calendars, and also designed calendar backs and posters for the New York Central Lines railroad.

      Estimate $2,500 - 3,500

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $6,500