Description

    James Avati (American, 1912-2005)
    Love Trap, paperback cover, 1955
    Oil on board
    30.5 x 20 in.
    Signed with artist's monogram lower left

    This illustration was published as the cover of Love Trap by Lionel White, Signet Books, 1955.

    A copy of the paperback accompanies this lot.




    Condition Report*:

    This work apperas to be in overall good condition; minor surface dirt in the margins; under UV light, there appears to be inpainting surrounding the woman's head and torso, as well as surrounding the man's head; otherwise, the discolored and uneven varnish layer make any further restoration difficult to read; framed to 31.5 x 21 inches.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2016
    26th Tuesday
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