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1960 Topps #565 and 1961 #2 Roger Maris Oil-on-Canvas Paintings

Lot Number 174

Quantity: Bid Starts: 03/16/2011 12:00:00 
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Description

Joining an already potent lineup and establishing himself as half of the productive “M&M” tandem, Roger Maris was portrayed on widely sought Topps collectibles. These oil-on-canvas paintings vividly recapture the 1960 Topps #565 Maris and 1961 Topps #2 Maris cards. The colorful depictions capture every last detail, right down to the shadows, uniform wrinkles and Maris’ hazel eyes. Both are firmly affixed to wood backings. The 1960 likeness (31-1/2 x 23-5/8”) is consistent with Topps’ horizontal format from that year, while the ’61 portrayal measures 23-5/8 x 31-1/2”.

 
 
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