Description

    Roger Hane (American, 1939-1974)
    The Last Battle, book cover, 1970
    Acrylic on canvas
    15 x 9 in.
    Signed lower right

    This illustration was published as the cover for The Last Battle, The Chronicles of Narnia, book 7 by C.S. Lewis, Collier, 1970.

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Elaine Hane, inherited from the above, 1974;
    Janet Salerno, sister of the above, 1985;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1986.

    EXHIBITED:
    New York Artist Guild Inc. of New York, New York, November 1974;
    Bradford Creative and Performing Arts Center, Bradford, Pennsylvania, 2004;
    KOA Art Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, Bradford, Pennsylvania, June 2009;
    Erie Art Museum, Erie, Pennsylvania, July 2009;
    Richard C. von Hess, Illustration Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 2009;
    The Baum School of Art, Allentown, Pennsylvania, September 2010;
    The Gallery, Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, New Jersey, September 2012;
    The Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania, "At The Edge, Art of the Fantastic," September, 2013.

    LITERATURE:
    Robert C. Hunsicker, Roger Hane: Art, Times and Tragedy, Vanguard Productions, 2009.


    Condition Report*:

    There appears to be no major visible condition issues to note; framed to 15.75 x 9.75 inches.

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