Description

    Jack Gaughan (American, 1930-1985)
    Necromancer, paperback cover, 1978
    Oil on canvasboard
    13 x 11 in. (image)
    Signed verso

    This illustration was published as the cover of Necromancer by Gordon R. Dickson, Daw Books, No. 274, 1978.

    Inscription verso states: Necromancer, There is a story behind this one. It was commissioned of and assigned by Kelly Freas who fell ill and was unable to complete it. I worked from xeroxes of Frank's (Kelly Freas) roughs and completed the job against a (necessarily) short deadline. Jack Gaughan

    Note: The image of the published work in the online listing is for reference only. The published book is not included with this artwork unless the description specifically states that the lot is accompanied by such.


    Condition Report*:

    The work remains in good overall condition; margins have wear and markings typical with production-related illustration processes; overall size with margins is 20 x 15.75 inches.  Not framed.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    26th Tuesday
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