Description

    DEAN ELLIS (American, 1920-2009)
    The Eleventh Commandment, paperback cover, 1970
    Mixed media on board
    30 x 20.5 in.
    Not signed
    This illustration was used on the cover of Lester Del Rey's novel, The Eleventh Commandment, Ballantine Books #02068, 1970.

    "Earth was a teeming, desperate hellhole, overpopulated beyond the wildest nightmare and rife with starvation and disease. And still the people multiplied. They had no choice."

    From the Collection of Betty Ballantine.


    Condition Report*:

    Minor abrasions throughout green background; tiny paint chip in green background of upper edge, in blue cylinder on ground, and along lower right edge; collaged paper pulling loose from board in areas; otherwise good condition; unframed.

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