Description

    ROY G. KRENKEL (American 1918 - 1983)
    On the Road to Azrael, frontispiece illustration, 1979
    Gouache on board
    11 x 16 in.
    Initialed upper left
    This piece was used as the frontispiece for the illustrated edition of Robert E. Howard's novel, On the Road to Azrael, published by Donald M Grant, 1979, which collected five of Howard's Far Eastern tales, stories of a shadow period in which individual deeds have been lost in an era of massive battles and fateful wars. Roy Krenkel's style was a perfect fit for Howard's somber moodiness. The book was meant to serve as a companion volume to The Sowers of the Thunder, published in 1973. From the Frank Collection.



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    This piece has been matted and framed to an overall size of 15" x 20", and the art is in Excellent condition.

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