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    MORT KÜNSTLER (American, b. 1931)
    Yank Commandant of Nude Women Plantation-Compound, Stag magazine, True Book Bonus story illustration, March circa 1962
    Gouache and tempera on board
    15 x 22.5 in.
    Signed lower right

    This is a story illustration for "Yank Commandant of Nude Women Plantation-Compound" by W.J. Saber, Stag magazine, True Book Bonus, pages 14-15. The dramatic painting was done when the artist was living in Mexico, away from his usual models, so his wife posed for the women in the painting, and the artist posed for the men.


    Condition Report*: Extreme border corners are slightly creased and frayed; light accretions along border edges; otherwise in very good condition. Overall size of 17 x 24.75 inches.
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