ALEXANDER KORTNER

EAGLE ATTACKING GRIZZLEY BEAR WITH CUBS

PRICE : $650.00

THIS IS A NICE ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATION PAINTING OF AN EAGLE ATTACKING A GRIZZLEY BEAR PROTECTING HER TWO LITTLE CUBS.   IT IS SIGNED 'KORTNER'.   ALEXANDER KORTNER (1900-1990) WORKED AT HADDON SUNBLOM'S STUDIO IN CHICAGO, ALONG WITH SUCH CONTEMPORARIES AS GIL ELVGREN AND AL BUELL.   FROM AROUND 1960.

 

THE PAINTING IS GOUCHE ON BOARD. 

OVERALL 29.75 X 20.  UNFRAMED.  

THE IMAGE AREA IS ABOUT 26.5 X 20.   ON THE LEFT SIDE IS AN UNPAINTED BORDER WITH SOME INFO WRITTEN IN PENCIL. 

THE PAINTING IS IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.   SOME FRAYING ON THE CORNERS.  WILL BE GREAT FRAMED.

THE PAINTING WAS PROBABLY USED FOR A MAGAZINE COVER OR STORY ILLUSTRATION.