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    Frank Frazetta (American, 1928-2010)
    Child of the Sun paperback cover, 1972
    Oil on canvasboard
    20 x 24 in.
    Signed lower left

    Published as the paperback cover of Child of the Sun by Kyle Onstott and Lance Horner (Fawcett, 1972), this amazing peak-period masterpiece was purchased by the owner in the early 1970s near the time the book was published. It has resided in this same collection ever since and has never been offered on the market until now. The dramatic, multi-figure composition incorporates much more depth, fully realized painterly attention, and detail than many of Frazetta's book covers, featuring not only one of the artist's trademark beautiful women, but three main male figures, as well as a plethora of intricately rendered background elements. As a result, the beautifully flowing image can be appreciated equally in a fine art as well as illustration context.

    Estimate: $200,000 - $400,000.

    Condition Report*: Framed to 23 x 27 inches.
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