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Lot 62Olaf Carl Seltzer
American, 1877-1957
Trouble Hunters, 1938
Signed O. C. Seltzer. (ll); signed (twice) O. C. Seltzer, dated (twice) 1938, and inscribed as titled on paper labels affixed to the backing board
Oil on canvas
19 3/4 x 29 1/4

Kennedy Galleries, New York

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Sold for $28,125
Estimate $20,000-30,000

There is an area of scattered losses in the upper left quadrant of the work located in the cliffs. There also scattered inpainting in this area. there is another small loss in the lower right. there are a few other careful spots of inpainting along the horizon and near the figure group. Relined.