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    AMERICAN ARTIST (20th Century)
    After the Rain, paperback cover, 1965
    Acrylic on board
    20.5 x 13.5 in.
    Not signed
    This illustration appeared on the cover of John Bowen's novel After the Rain, Ballantine Books #U2248, 1965.

    "The time is two hundred years after the Great Rain, the deluge which drowned the world as we know it. The setting is a university lecture hall where, for the benefit of the students, the story of how their ancestors -- nine men and women -- survived on a raft to found a new society is being presented."

    From the Collection of Betty Ballantine.


    Condition Report*: Slight paint loss along board edges, in spike and lower right band of Statue's crown, and in sky above Statue's head; abrasion in central right sky; minor craquelure in water region; otherwise good condition; unframed.
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    Auction Dates
    February, 2010
    18th Thursday
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