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    Sandy Kossin Poet In the Fortress Preliminary Cover Painting Original Art (Signet Books, 1965). The fantastic painter Sandy Kossin provided many wonderful covers for classic paperback works such as Steambath, Thank you, Mr. Moto, and The Last Temptation of Christ. Here we have the initial study painting for the first paperback release of Thomas Aitken Jr.'s 1964 novel about Puerto Rico's first elected Governor, Luis Muñoz Marin. This acrylic piece is on 14.5" x 19" illustration board. Signed by Kossin on the left side. With only light toning and some production tape in the margins, this is in otherwise Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2016
    9th Sunday
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