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Frank Frazetta Pony Tail (The Tritonian Ring Paperback Cover) Original Art (Paperback Library, 1967). Frank Frazetta redefined the field of fantasy art with his electrifying paperback covers of the sixties, and he set a new standard of excellence for all others to aspire to. Since the day they first saw print, his visceral visions of heroic conflict, terrifying creatures of the night, and tantalizing women have inspired and entertained scores of creative talents and readers alike.

On page 128 of Legacy, Selected Paintings and Drawings by the Grand Master of Fantastic Art Frank Frazetta, edited by Arnie and Kathy Fenner, Underwood Books, 1999, Frazetta articulated his artful approach to the fine art of designing paperback covers, "I always prided myself on the design and balance of my work -- they stood up as paintings, but also served their function as commercial art. I thought I was being pretty clever by leaving a space above the girl for the title: you'd see the girl, the barbarian, the castle in the distance, everything."

This sword and sorcery sensation originally appeared on the cover of L. Sprague De Camp's novel, The Tritonian Ring, Paperback Library #53-168, 1968.

"Thrilling sword and sorcery for fans of Tolkien's Lord of the Rings."

This oil on board masterwork has an image area of 16" x 20", and it has been framed to an overall size of 24" x 28". The art is in Excellent condition.

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