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    1985 Babe Ruth Perez-Steele Original Artwork by Dick Perez. Probably the most significant work by this gifted sports artist ever to reach the auction block, this gorgeous watercolor of a young Babe Ruth was reproduced as card number one in the 1985 Perez-Steele Great Moments set. Recognizing the conventional wisdom that a picture is worth a thousand words, we'll allow Perez' watercolor mastery to speak for itself. The work on watercolor paper measures 13.5x17.5" in size, with a suitably dignified framing extended the final dimensions to 21x25". Included in the lot is an example of the Great Moments card the painting spawned. A genuine masterpiece that would represent well in the finest of sports and fine art collections alike.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2008
    3rd Saturday
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