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    The Unguarded Moment (Universal International, 1956). Reynold Brown Original One Sheet Artwork in Gouache (17.5" X 25").
    Much has been written about the prolific and talented movie poster artist Reynold Brown, who was adept at capturing dramatic scenes and accurate portraits of movie stars for his artwork, which was in high demand by the studios from the 1950s through the 1970s. Offered here is an original painting he created for this Esther William drama about a schoolteacher who is stalked by a dangerous student, John Saxon. The board measures 17.5" X 25" and the image area, painted in gouache (a thick watercolor which was Brown's preferred medium) is 14.5" X 21.5." Original Brown artwork is hard to come by and highly sought by collectors, and always garners much attention. This gorgeous example in vivid color is in excellent condition showing only a bit of foxing. The artwork in this lot was not known to have survived until consigned to us by a former employee of Universal Studio's advertising department, who rescued it from the trash bin in the 1960s. Very Fine+.


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    November, 2011
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