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Auction Description for J Levine Auction & Appraisal LLC: Wednesday Feature: The Art of Nathan Wasserberger SESSION II
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J Levine Auction is proud to present The Wasserberger Art Collection of the Estate of Mark Iobst, Session II - NO RESERVE Open to the Public. Nathan Wasserberger was born in Chrzanow, Poland in 1928. At the age of 13, he was taken to the infamous Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald, where he would spend the next 3 years of his life. Every day was a struggle to survive, but he was often given extra food for his ability to paint around windows without getting any on the glass. After the war, Nathan began a formal education in painting at the Academy Julien in Paris, and eventually moved to America, where he became a noted student of Byron Brown and Ivan Olinsky at the Arts Students League in New York. Nathan's earliest works often depicted the inconceivable atrocities he personally witnessed during the Holocaust, but after much consideration, he resolved to dedicate his talents to celebrating life. Delicate portraits of brightness and beauty replaced the darkness, but his work would always be haunted by subtle edge of grief. At the height of his popularity in the 1960s, Nathan's paintings sold from the former Park South Gallery in Manhattan. He was celebrated for his clarity of figure and signature bright tones within portraits of rabbis, harlequins, geishas and nudes. In 1967 a book was published of his works and 67 copies of his paintings have been permanently archived in the Smithsonian Institute. Today, a large majority of his work is enjoyed by private collectors. Nathan Wasserberger continued painting until he passed away in 2012.
Sale Notes:
J Levine Auction is proud to present The Wasserberger Art Collection of the Estate of Mark Iobst, Session II - NO RESERVE Open to the Public. Nathan Wasserberger was born in Chrzanow, Poland in 1928. At the age of 13, he was taken to the infamous Nazi concentration camp, Buchenwald, where he would spend the next 3 years of his life. Every day was a struggle to survive, but he was often given extra food for his ability to paint around windows without getting any on the glass. After the war, Nathan began a formal education in painting at the Academy Julien in Paris, and eventually moved to America, where he became a noted student of Byron Brown and Ivan Olinsky at the Arts Students League in New York. Nathan's earliest works often depicted the inconceivable atrocities he personally witnessed during the Holocaust, but after much consideration, he resolved to dedicate his talents to celebrating life. Delicate portraits of brightness and beauty replaced the darkness, but his work would always be haunted by subtle edge of grief. At the height of his popularity in the 1960s, Nathan's paintings sold from the former Park South Gallery in Manhattan. He was celebrated for his clarity of figure and signature bright tones within portraits of rabbis, harlequins, geishas and nudes. In 1967 a book was published of his works and 67 copies of his paintings have been permanently archived in the Smithsonian Institute. Today, a large majority of his work is enjoyed by private collectors. Nathan Wasserberger continued painting until he passed away in 2012.

Wednesday Feature: The Art of Nathan Wasserberger SESSION II

by J Levine Auction & Appraisal LLC

Platinum House

43 lots with images

May 14, 2014

Live Auction

10345 North Scottsdale Rd.

Scottsdale, AZ, 85253 USA

Phone: (480) 496-2212

Fax: (480) 889-5520

43 Lots
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N. Wasserberger

Lot 100: N. Wasserberger "Young Senorita" Oil Painting

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Description: A framed oil on canvas depicting a seated woman with veil and flower in her hair circa 1960. Signed. Image measures approximately 19.75" x 15.5" and frame 23.75" x 19.75" x 1.5". Total weight 4 lbs.

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Nathan Wasserberger

Lot 101: Nathan Wasserberger "Tamika" Oil Painting

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Description: A framed oil on canvas depicting an Asian female portrait circa mid 20th century. Signed. Image measures approximately 16" x 16" and frame 16.75" x 16.75" x 1.5" and weighs 3 lbs.

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Lot 102: Wasserberger "Young Man in Red Shirt" Oil Painting

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Description: A framed oil on canvas depicting a boy entitled "Young Man in Red Shirt with Vest" circa mid 20th century. Signed. Image measures approximately 35.5" x 23.5" and frame 37" x 24.75" x 1.25". Total weight 5 lbs.

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Lot 103: N Wasserberger "The Female Harlequin" Oil Painting

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Description: A framed oil on canvas depicting a redheaded clown with hat circa 1970. Signed. Image measures approximately 26" x 20" and frame 26.75" x 20.75" x 1.5". Total weight 3 lbs.

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Nathan Wasserberger

Lot 104: Nathan Wasserberger "Man in Turban" Oil Painting

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Description: A framed oil on canvas depicting the profile of a male with turban circa 1966. Signed. Image measures approximately 19.25" x 23.25" and frame 25.25" x 29.25" x 1.5" and weighs 9 lbs.

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Lot 105: N. Wasserberger "The Poet" Oil Painting

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Description: A framed oil on canvas depicting a bearded gentleman circa 1966. Signed. Image measures approximately 25" x 20.75" and frame 32" x 27.75" x 1.75". Total weight 12 lbs.

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Nathan Wasserberger

Lot 106: Nathan Wasserberger "The Hippie" Oil Painting

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Description: A framed oil on canvas depicting a bearded male circa 1972. Signed. Image measures approximately 16" x 16" and frame 23" x 23" x 1.25" and weighs 6 lbs.

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Lot 107: Nathan Wasserberger "Bearded Old Man" Oil Painting

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Description: A framed oil on canvas depicting the side profile of an older gentleman circa late 20th century. Signed. Image measures approximately 10" x 14" and frame 10.75" x 14.75" x 1.5" and weighs 2 lbs.

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Photo Collage, Works of Nathan Wasserberger

Lot 108: Photo Collage, Works of Nathan Wasserberger

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Description: A framed behind glass photo collage depicting some of the works of Mr. Wasserberger circa late 20th century. Dedication reads "Photographs of Paintings by Nathan Wasserberger, Peter A. Juley & Son Collection. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC." Signed by artist lower right. Image measures approximately 10.75" x 13.75" and framed 16" x 19" x 1". Total weight 5 lbs.

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Wasserberger Signed Print, Standard Data Corp.

Lot 109: Wasserberger Signed Print, Standard Data Corp.

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Description: A framed behind glass advertisement entitled "Service is Also an Art Form" by the artist for the Standard Data Corporation of New York. Signed. Image measures approximately 10.625" x 8" and frame 17" x 14" x 1". Total weight 4 lbs.

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Lot 110: Wasserberger "Tragic Days in November" Lithograph

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Description: A framed behind glass lithograph depicting John F. Kennedy. Image measures approximately 10.5" x 11.75" and frame 17" x 18" x 0.75". Total weight 5 lbs.

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Wasserberger

Lot 111: Wasserberger "Tragic Days in November" Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting John F. Kennedy. Limited edition signed and numbered 4/175. Image measures 9" x 10" and frame 20" x 21" x 1.75". Total weight approximately 7 lbs.

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Lot 112: N. Wasserberger "The Model I" Signed Lithograph

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Description: A framed behind glass lithograph depicting a portrait of a nude female circa 1993. Hand signed. Image measures approximately 11.5" x 8" and frame 19" x 15.5" x 0.75" and weighs 4 lbs.

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Lot 113: N. Wasserberger "The Model I" Signed Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a portrait of a nude female circa 1993. Hand signed. Image measures approximately 11.25" x 7.5" and frame 18" x 14" x 1" and weighs 3 lbs.

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Lot 114: N. Wasserberger "The Model I Headshot" Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a portrait of a young blond woman. Signed. Image measures approximately 13" x 10" and frame 24" x 20.5" x 1.25" and weighs 7 lbs.

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Lot 115: N. Wasserberger "The Model II" Signed Lithograph

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Description: A framed behind glass lithograph depicting a portrait of an nude female circa 1995 entitled "The Model II (Blue Angel)." Hand signed. Image measures approximately 10.75" x 15" and frame 16.75" x 21" x 1" and weighs 6 lbs.

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Lot 116: N. Wasserberger "The Model II Headshot" Lithograph

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Description: A framed behind glass lithograph depicting a blond female's portrait entitled "The Model II (Blue Angel) Headshot" circa 1995. Signed. Image measures approximately 10.25" x 7.25" and frame 18.5" x 15.5" x 0.75" and weighs 4 lbs.

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Lot 117: N. Wasserberger "The Lavender Nude" Lithograph

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Description: A framed behind glass lithograph depicting a nude female with shawl circa 1995. Signed. Image measures approximately 10" x 7" and frame 17.75" x 15" x 0.75" and weighs 3 lbs.

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Lot 118: Nathan Wasserberger "Bold Blonde" Lithograph

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Description: A framed behind glass lithograph depicting a nude blond female with skirt circa late 20th century. Signed. Image measures approximately 15" x 8" and frame 21.75" x 14.75" x 1" and weighs 5 lbs.

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Lot 119: N. Wasserberger "Sea Breeze" Lithograph

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Description: A framed behind glass lithograph depicting a nude female with shawl and hair blowing in the wind. Signed. Image measures approximately 8.75" x 8" and frame 15.5" x 14.5" x 1" and weighs 4 lbs.

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Lot 120: N. Wasserberger "The Naked Princess" Lithograph

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Description: A framed behind glass lithograph depicting a nude female with hand on her head entitled "The Naked Princess (Grace) circa 1994. Signed. Image measures approximately 14.75" x 10.75" and frame 21.5" x 17.5" x 1" and weighs 5 lbs.

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Lot 121: N. Wasserberger "The Russian Girl" Ltd. Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a nude brunette facing away from the viewer circa late 20th century. Limited edition signed and numbered 19/100. Image measures approximately 9.25" x 7" and frame 17" x 14.75" x 1" and weighs 4 lbs.

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Lot 122: N. Wasserberger "The Swiss Girl" Ltd Ed Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a nude brunette looking toward the viewer circa 1972. Limited edition signed and numbered 30/100. Image measures approximately 9.25" x 6" and frame 15.75" x 12.75" x 1" and weighs 3 lbs.

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Lot 123: N. Wasserberger "Young Woman w/ Hat" Lithograph

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Description: A framed behind glass lithograph depicting a nude female with hat circa 1990. Signed. Image measures approximately 13.75" x 10.25" and frame 16" x 18" x 0.75" and weighs 6 lbs.

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Lot 124: Wasserberger "Young Woman w/ Hat" Ltd. Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a nude female with arms crossed and hat circa 1990. Limited edition signed and numbered 9/27. Image measures approximately 8.5" x 4.75" and frame 15.75" x 11.5" x 1" and weighs 2 lbs.

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Lot 125: Wasserberger "The Reclining Lady" Ltd. Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a brunette in a reclined position circa mid-20th century. Limited edition signed and numbered 17/175. Image measures approximately 7.5" x 14.75" and frame 15.5" x 22.25" x 0.75" and weighs 5 lbs.

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Nathan Wasserberger

Lot 126: Nathan Wasserberger "Mariko" Lim Ed Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a portrait of an Asian female with long hair circa mid-20th century. Limited edition signed and numbered 11/100. Image measures approximately 7.5" x 7.5" and frame 15" x 14.5" x 1" and weighs 4 lbs.

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Lot 127: N. Wasserberger "Barbara" Signed Lithograph

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Description: A framed behind glass lithograph depicting a nude female with shawl around shoulders circa 1994. Signed. Image measures approximately 10" x 7.5" and frame 15.75" x 13.25" x 0.75" and weighs 3 lbs.

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Lot 128: Wasserberger "Long Haired Woman on Arm" Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting an Asian female with shawl around shoulders entitled "Long Haired Woman Leaning on Arm" circa mid 20th century. Limited edition signed and numbered 19/100. Image measures approximately 7" x 6.75" and frame 14.75" x 14.5" x 1" and weighs 5 lbs.

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Lot 129: Wasserberger "Oriental Girl in Blue" Ltd Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a portrait of a Asian female in blue circa mid 20th century. Limited edition signed and numbered 30/100. Image measures approximately 7" x 10" and frame 15.25" x 18.5" x 1" and weighs 5 lbs.

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Lot 130: N. Wasserberger "Female Nude Reclining" Sketch

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Description: A framed behind glass pencil drawing depicting a nude female circa mid 20th century. Signed. Image measures approximately 7" x 12" and frame 15.5" x 20.5" x 1.25" and weighs 6 lbs.

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Lot 131: N. Wasserberger "Female Nude w/ Chair" Sketch

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Description: A framed behind glass pencil drawing depicting a nude female with back facing the viewer circa mid 20th century entitled "Female Nude Bending Over Chair". Image measures approximately 9" x 11.5" and frame 17.5" x 19.5" x 1.25" and weighs 6 lbs.

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Lot 132: N Wasserberger "Mourners by the Sea" Ltd Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a figural group with a trio of Asian women at center circa mid-20th century. Limited edition signed and numbered 16/175. Image measures approximately 7.5" x 14.25" and frame 19" x 25.5" x 1.75" and weighs 8 lbs.

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Lot 133: N. Wasserberger "Susan, Lemon, & Snowpatch" Litho

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Description: A framed behind glass lithograph depicting a seated woman with caged birds circa 1995. Hand signed. Image measures approximately 12.25" x 10" and frame 19.25" x 17.25" x 1" and weighs 6 lbs.

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Lot 134: N. Wasserberger "The Asian Woman" Sketch

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Description: A framed behind glass pencil drawing depicting a standing nude female circa mid 20th century. Signed. Image measures approximately 6.5" x 13.5" and frame 15" x 22" x 1.25" and weighs 6 lbs.

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Lot 135: N. Wasserberger "The Reclining Redhead" Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a curvaceous nude redhead circa late 20th century. Limited edition signed and numbered 7/100. Image measures approximately 6.75" x 10.25" and frame 14" x 17.5" x 1" and weighs 4 lbs.

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Lot 136: N. Wasserberger "Sunbather" Ltd. Ed. Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a nude redhead in a reclined position circa 1966. Limited edition signed and numbered 17/175. Image measures approximately 7.5" x 7.5" and frame 15" x 14.5" x 1" and weighs 4 lbs.

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Lot 137: N. Wasserberger "Keiko" Ltd. Ed. Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a nude Asian female leaning on her hand circa late 20th century. Limited edition signed and numbered 18/100. Image measures approximately 7" x 10.25" and frame 16.75" x 20" x 1.5" and weighs 5 lbs.

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Lot 138: Wasserberger "In My 57th St. Studio" Ltd Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a figural studio scene circa lat e20th century. Limited edition signed and numbered 10/100. Image measures approximately 9.5" x 7.5" and frame 19" x 17" x 1.5" and weighs 5 lbs.

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Lot 139: N. Wasserberger "The Harlequin" Signed Lithograph

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Description: A framed behind glass lithograph depicting a clown with blue hat circa mid-20th century. Signed. Image measures approximately 11" x 8" and frame 12" x 9" x 0.5" and weighs 4 lbs.

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Lot 140: Nathan Wasserberger "The Clown" Lim Ed Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass depiction of a harlequin in black circa 1962. Limited edition signed and numbered 9/100. Image measures approximately 9" x 7" and frame 18.5" x 16.5"x 15" and weighs 5 lbs.

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Lot 141: N Wasserberger "Rabbi from Minsk" Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a bearded rabbi circa 1966. Signed. Image measures approximately 12.75" x 7.5" and frame 22.5" x 17.25" x 1.75" and weighs 6 lbs.

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Lot 142: Wasserberger "Rebbe Schneerson" Ltd. Ed. Serigraph

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Description: A framed behind glass serigraph depicting a bearded gentleman entitled "Rabbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson" circa late 20th century. Limited edition signed and numbered 5/17. Image measures approximately 12" x 9" and frame 24" x 20.5" x 1.75" and weighs 7 lbs.

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