Description

    MICHAEL WHELAN (American b.1950)
    Fighting Man of Mars, paperback cover, 1979
    Acrylic on board
    21 x 27 in.
    Signed with a monograph lower right
    This piece was used on the cover of Edgar Rice Burroughs' novel, Fighting Man of Mars, the seventh of Burroughs' Mars novels, Del Rey, 1979, and reproduced on page 75 of Great Fantasy Art Themes From The Frank Collection by Jane and Howard Frank and on page 93 of Michael Whelan's monograph, Works of Wonder.

    From the Frank Collection.


    Condition Report*:

    This piece was matted and framed to an overall size of  27 x 33.5 in., and the art is in Excellent condition.

    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    View all of [The Jane and Howard Frank Collection ]

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Framed - with Glass, Large (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    15th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 2,169

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 May 4 American Art - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Thank you for being so courteous and professional. This was my first experience with a professional auction company and I could not have chosen any better.
    Jeffery S.,
    Fresno, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 October 13 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 October 13 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,098,328