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    Raymond Bayless (American, 1920-2004)
    The Darkling, book cover
    Oil on canvasboard
    24 x 18 in.
    Signed lower left

    From the Collection of Dr. Stuart David Schiff

    This illustration was published as the book cover for The Darkling by David Kesterton, Arkham House, 1982.

    Note: The image of the published work in the online listing is for reference only. The published Book is not included with this artwork unless the description specifically states that the lot is accompanied by such.


    Condition Report*: There appears to be several surface scratches, most notably a 4 inch vertical scratch in lower left quadrant; varnish appears to have yellowed and minor surface grime; not this work is double sided with an unrelated painting signed 'Bayless 77' on the reverse.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    26th Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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