Description

    JACK FARAGASSO (American, b. 1929)
    Bait, paperback cover, 1962
    Gouache and tempera on board
    21.75 x 15.25 in.
    Signed verso

    From the Estate of Charles Martignette.

    This painting was published twice, first as the cover for Bait by George Cassidy (Beacon books #B525F, PBO 1962): "A Novel That Dares to Reveal How Women Are Used As Pawns in Today's World of High Finance," and a portion of the painting was also published as the cover for Cravings by Jack Woodford (Beacon books #B637F, PBO 1963): "Riper Than Love, Deeper Than Lust, Her Strange Needs Drove Ericka To The Brink...."


    Condition Report*:

    Scattered areas of light surface grime; clightly creased extreme corners, most notable the upper left corner; image is in good condition. Not framed.

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    June, 2012
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