Description

    RUDY NAPPI (American, b. 1923)
    Backwoods Hussy, paperback cover, 1952
    Oil on board
    22.25 x 16.25 in.
    Signed lower left

    From the Estate of Charles Martignette.

    This classic Nappi painting was first published as the cover for Backwoods Hussy by Hallam Whitney (PBO, Original books #723 1952): Passion and hate in the Florida scrub country! It was also used as the cover painting for the reprinted edition, Star Novel #762 (1956), published under the same title with only a minor change to the cover blurb: Passion and desire in the Florida scrub country!


    Condition Report*:

    Visually in very good condition; not examined outside of frame. Framed under glass to an overall size of 30.5 x 24.25 inches.

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    June, 2012
    27th-28th Wednesday-Thursday
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