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1990 Hall of Fame Book of Superstars Original Portrait Paintings (19)
Starting Bid - $2,000.00, Sold For - $4,060.00
Nineteen original paintings, all portraits of Hall of Famers, by Dick Perez. These paintings were used to illustrate the 2nd Official Baseball Hall of Fame Book of Superstars (New York: Little Simon, 1990, Jim Kaplan). These are nineteen of the twenty paintings in the book. Each is watercolor on board and measures 7 x 9 inches. Six are beautifully framed to total dimensions of 15 x 16.5 inches; thirteen are matted to dimensions of 13.5 x 15 inches. The collection is comprised of portraits of Aaron, Alexander, Banks, Bench, Brock, Chadwick, Charleston, Chesbro, Drysdale, Keeler, Killebrew, Kiner, Marichal, McGraw, Reese, Brooks Robinson, Schoendienst, Snider, and Spahn. This gallery of Hall of Fame portraits was also used to illustrate the poster which was included with the book. A small version of the published poster accompanies. This is a spectacular series of Hall of Fame portraits. Total 19 paintings. Reserve $2,000. Estimate $3,000+. SOLD FOR $4,060.00
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