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    WALTER POPP (American, b. 1920)
    The Adam and Two Eves, paperback cover, 1957
    Oil on board
    13.5 x 18.5 in.
    Signed lower left

    From the Estate of Charles Martignette.

    This painting was first published as half of the cover for Royal Giant #25, Mademoiselle De Maupin by Theophile Gautier (1953): "A Rake's Search for a Perfect Bed-Mate!" Its second publication, in its present state after minor alterations (the man coming from behind the curtain is gone), was for the lesbian novel, Adam and Two Eves by Anonymous, Beacon Books #B152 (1957): "Unnatural Affection - Or Perverted Hate? The Young Widow Had to Choose Between Them...", "A Novel That Speaks out Boldly on a Taboo Subject."


    More information about WALTER POPP, also known as Popp, Walter, Walter Popp.

    Condition Report*: Very good condition. Overall size of 16 x 20 inches.
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2011
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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