Description

    GENE PAUL (American, 20th Century)
    Sweet Man, paperback cover, 1952
    Oil on board
    17.5 x 12.375 in. (sight)
    Signed lower left

    From the Dan Roberts Collection

    This illustration was published as the cover for Sweet Man by Gilmore Millen, Pyramid G59, 1952. The painting also appears on Pyramid G142, the second printing of the novel.

    Two copies of the paperback accompany this lot.


    Condition Report*:

    Minor abrasions along extreme left edge, and a few within woman's green dress; a few tiny spots of possible surface dirt at bottom of painting; under UV light, there appears to be inpainting to the right of the blond woman's face, as well as within the bottom right of her green dress.  Framed under glass to an overall size of 23.75 x 18.625 inches.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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