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George Wright Original Oil Painting Signed by (11) Members of the 500 HR Club With Aaron, Mays & T. Williams - LOA from G. Wright and Full JSA

Lot Number 956

Quantity: Bid Starts: 02/01/2016 12:00:00 
Bid Open: 1500.00  Bid Ends: 02/11/2016 22:00:00 
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George Wright is a noted sports artist who is especially adept at capturing the emotion of the players he depicts. The offered original oil painting of the members of the 500 Homerun Club as of the mid 1990s, when the artwork was commissioned by an Orioles fan, explaining the 11x14 image of Eddie Murray’s head in the center of the piece. The painting includes the then fifteen members of the 500 Home Run Club and was signed by all eleven members that were alive at the time. Signers include Aaron, Williams (d.2002), Schmidt, Mays, Killebrew, Robinson, Jackson, Mathews (d.2001), McCovey, Banks and Murray. Nine of the eleven players added their homerun totals beneath their script; only Aaron and Murray did not add their homerun totals. The painting measures 28x22 with the framed dimensions are 32x26 overall and features clear images of each depicted legendary slugger. Artwork by Wright of this caliber easily brings five figures, and the included signatures make this piece a rare treasure. Comes with a full photo LOA from JSA and a LOA from artist George Wright, attesting to it being one of his original 1 of 1 hand paintings. This item has a reserve (Estimated value: $5,000-$10,000).



 
 
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