DescriptionRAYMOND JOHNSON (American, 20th Century)
The Motel, paperback cover, 1961
Gouache on board
28.5 x 20 in.
This illustration appeared on the cover of Jay Carr's novel, The Motel, Beacon Books PBO #455F, 1961.
"It was a good motel -- a wayside stop for girls like Emily, who plugged the gap in her marriage with any man who came along."
From the Estate of Charles Martignette.
Scattered abrasion along edges and smudging in upper region, otherwise this lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age.
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