Description

    JAMES ALLEN ST. JOHN (American, 1872-1957)
    Circe, circa 1952
    Gouache and pencil on paper
    18 x 13 in.
    Signed lower left

    From the Korshak Collection
    This gorgeous rendition of the mythological enchantress Circe was subsequently reproduced as the cover for both Other Worlds Science Stories, 1955, and The Hidden World, Winter 1962-1963, and also as the back cover of Other Worlds, November 1952, Palmer Publications, Inc.

    PROVENANCE:
    Formerly in the Collection of Forrest J. Ackerman.

    EXHIBITED:
    "Maidens and Monsters: The Art of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Adventure," The Albin Polasek Museum, Winter Park, Florida, November 24, 2009 to April 18, 2010.


    Estimate: $20,000 - $30,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Visually in very good condition; not examined outside of frame. Framed under plexi-glass to an overall size of 29 x 22.5 inches.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    13th-14th Saturday-Sunday
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