DescriptionRAYMOND JOHNSON (American, 20th Century)
Tempting Tigress, digest cover, 1953
Oil on canvas laid on board
26.25 x 21 in.
Signed lower left
This illustration appeared on the cover of John Underwood's digest novel, Tempting Tigress, Carnival Books #907, 1953.
"Her door was always open to a man who was able to pay."
The image as used again for another John Underwood novel, Hollywood Hellcat, Star Novels #764, c. 1956.
"The shocking story of what a woman must do to become a star."
From the Estate of Charles Martignette.
Small pin hole mark located on central right and left edge, and top right corner; very minor scattered paint loss along top edge; minor frame abrasion along right side; otherwise in good condition. Framed to an overall size of 32.5x 27. in.
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