Description

    JAMES AVATI (American, 1912-2005)
    Theatre, paperback cover, 1964
    Oil on board
    19 x 14.5 in.
    Signed lower right
    The illustration appeared on the cover of Somerset Maugham's novel, Theatre, Bantam Books #F2822, 1964.

    "The tantalizing story of Julia Lambert, a woman of breathtaking poise and talent, a woman comfortably surrounded by servants, Chippendale armchairs, and admirers galore. And it seems that nothing can ruffle her satin feathers until the quiet stranger who had come to balance the books challenges Julia's very sense of self, and in the process, her ability to put on whatever face she desires for her public."


    Condition Report*:

    Unless otherwise noted this lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age. Not examined outside of frame. 26 x 21.75 in.

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    February, 2010
    18th Thursday
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