DescriptionFRANK KELLY FREAS (American 1922 - 2005)
Lord of the Green Planet, paperback cover, 1967
Acrylic on board
14.25 x 9.5 in.
Signed with a monograph at the lower center
This piece was used as the cover scene for Emil Petaja's novel, Lord of the Green Planet, Ace Books, 1967. According to Freas, this scene was based on the image of his daughter riding on his 28-pound Siamese cat, and was later reproduced on page 50 of The Frank Collection: A Showcase of the World's Finest Fantastic Art by Jane and Howard Frank.
Ackerman collection auction, New York, 1987.
The inaugural group show at the Science Fiction Museum, Seattle, Washington, 2004. From the Frank Collection.
Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000.
This piece has been matted and framed to an overall size of 22 x 16.5in., and the art is in Excellent condition.
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