Description

    ROBERT STANLEY (American, 1918-1996)
    Kate, paperback cover, 1959
    Oil on board
    16 x 12.25 in.
    Not signed

    An original copy of the paperback accompanies this lot.

    This painting was published in this form as the cover for Kate by Chet Kinsey (Beacon books edition, #B225, 1959): "Only sweet seventeen... oh, but she'd been kissed all right. Kissed and caressed-and thrown to the wolves... A novel that tells the truth about those homes for unwed mothers..." This painting was published twice, its first publication (in earlier form) was a digest cover for Student Nurses by Gail Jordan (Uni books #37 1952): "She was tortured by temptation and her flesh was weak!"


    Condition Report*:

    Visually in very good condition. Not examined outside of frame. Framed under plexi-glass to an overall size of 24 x 20 inches.

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    June, 2012
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