Description

    AMERICAN ARTIST (20th Century)
    The Men She Knew, paperback cover, 1951
    Gouache and tempera on board
    17.5 x 14 in.
    Not signed

    From the Estate of Charles Martignette.

    This painting was published twice, as two different titles, first as the cover for Venus books #130, The Men She Knew by Norman Bligh, (PBO, 1951)- "They Had Her Number - And They Used It" -and second as Carnival books #954, Man-Hungry by Mitchell Coleman (1953): "The Secret Life of a Woman Who Loved Many Men!" The published image of The Men She Knew was reproduced as figure 48 in The Great American Pin-Up by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen, 1996.


    Condition Report*:

    Visually in very good condition; not examined outside of frame. Framed under glass to an overall size of 21.5 x 17.25 inches.

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