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    Description

    JEROME MARTIN (American, b. 1926)
    Dragons, Last Exit to Brooklyn illustration
    Watercolor on board
    21.5 x 16 in. (sight)
    Not signed

    While this illustration was not used as the published jacket art for Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert Selby, Grove Press, 1964, it was in all likelihood commissioned by the publisher as a possible image to use. The artist has acknowledged his authorship of this unsigned work.

    PROVENANCE:
    Acquired by the present owner from the publisher, circa early 1970s.


    Condition Report*:

    Overall paper discoloration; minor scratches on left side of composition; some possible water stains throughout; framed to an overall size of 22.5 x 17 inches.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2014
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
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