Original Art

Hugh Joseph Ward illustration for Spicy Adventure Stories

Ward illustration for Spicy Adventure Stories brings $62,500

  Heritage Auction Galleries set a record March 1, 2012 for illustration artist Hugh Joseph Ward (American, 1909-1945). The 30-by-21-inch oil on canvas is the original illustration for the April 1937 Spicy Adventure Stories pulp magazine. With slight condition issues, including a re-lined canvas, scattered minor abrasions on the extreme edges and minor points...


Sexy vintage art from Femme Fatales magazine up for bids

A collection art and artifacts from the mid-20th century’s obsession with B-movies are some of the most unusual items Old Town Auctions has ever brought to auction. Its Nov. 18-20, 2011 sale features 200-250 lots from the collection of Bill George, the original editor of Femme Fatales magazine whose now-closed private museum in Baltimore...