Description

    RAFAEL DESOTO (American 1904 - 1992)
    Exhibit A, pulp cover
    Oil on canvas
    21 x 15 in.
    Signed (as Irene Endris) lower left
    In his article The Art and Life of Rafael M. DeSoto for Illustration #10 (June 2006), pulp art historian David Saunders revealed that the prolific artist sometimes used pseudonyms such as "F. Mason" and "M. Francis" on his paintings, and as was the case here, sometimes signed them with "the puzzling name, 'Irene Endris.'"


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    This piece has been framed to an overall size of 26" x 20", and the canvas has been lined and cleaned.  Unless otherwise noted, this lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age.

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