Description

    Boris Vallejo (American, b. 1941)
    King's Daughter, paperback cover, 1979
    Oil on board
    26 x 18.25 in. (sight)
    Signed and dated lower right

    This illustration was published as the cover for King's Daughter, the forerunner of The Atlan Saga by Jane Caskell, Pocket Books, 1979. The work was also reproduced in the portfolio of Boris Beauties as plate no. 1, as well as in Imaginistix by Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell, and Fantasy Art Techniques by Boris Vallejo, and in The Fantastic World of Boris Vallejo (German edition). The work was also reproduced in the Boris Prism collector's card set.

    A photocertificate of authenticity signed by the artist, copies of the three books, a copy of the paperback cover, and a couple of the collector's cards, all attached verso and accompany this lot.

    PROVENANCE:
    The artist;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above.


    Condition Report*:

    This work remains in very good condition, aside from a few tiny flecks of paint loss; not examined outside of frame; matted and framed under glass to 41.5 x 45.5 inches.

    *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. 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. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

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