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    Rudy Nappi (American, 1923-2015)
    Salambo, paperback cover, 1955
    Oil on canvas laid on board
    30.75 x 19 in.
    Not signed

    This illustration was published as the paperback cover for Salambo by Gustave Flaubert, Berklet, 1955.

    A copy of the paperback accompanies this lot which notes the artist, Rudy Nappi, as the illustrator of the cover.

    Estimate: $2,000 - $3,000.

    Condition Report*:

    There appears to be edge wear most notably along top edge and a significant crease/lifting of canvas at lower right edge; under UV exam, there appears to be small touches of inpaint scattered throughout, most notably at upper center and center right edge; framed to 34 x 22.75 inches.

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