Description

    RUDY NAPPI (American b. 1923)
    Storm Clouds Gathering, 1989
    Oil on board
    21.5 x 17 in.
    Signed lower right
    This illustration appeared on the cover of Edwina Shore's romance novel, Storm Clouds Gathering, Harlequin, 1989.
    "Everyone was keen to tell Jenna that Drew Merrick was back on the island, but it was the last thing she needed to hear at that moment. The restaurant was going badly, her brother Chris was being a pain, and just when she'd made up her mind to marry Adam, she didn't want to be reminded of Drew. Why had he come back, and more importantly what did he want?"
    A printer's proof of the cover, signed by Rudy Nappi, is included in this lot.


    Condition Report*:

    There's some masking tape residue along the borders; otherwise, this lot is in good condition with only normal wear commensurate with age.

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    March, 2009
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