Description

    BORIS VALLEJO (American b.1941)
    Godsfire, 1978
    Oil on board
    31 x 19 in.
    Signed lower left
    A fantasy feline beauty takes the limelight in this mysterious and otherworldly scene painted for the cover of Cynthia Felice's science fiction novel, Godsfire, Pocket Books # 0671814729, 1978.

    "Heao is a member of Academe, a future cult of intellectuals on a planet in the throes of a receding ice age. She and all her people have been conquered by a primitive king whose dreams of destruction haunt him, and may doom all her kind. She is intelligent and loving, a devoted wife and mother. But Heao is not an ordinary woman. She is a member of a feline race, and her body, along with those of her peers, is covered with fur and ends in a long bushy tail. She is a member of the master race of Shadowland, the race that keeps human slaves to do their work for them, the race that stands in powerless awe of the fiery ball of light that comes -- Godsfire!"


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    This piece has been framed to an overall size of  42 x 30 in., and the art is in Excellent condition.

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