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    Richard M. Powers (American, 1921-1996)
    The Enemy Stars paperback cover, 1959
    Acrylic and gouache on board
    19.75 x 12.5 in.
    Signed lower left

    Estimate: $8,000 and up

    From the Glynn and Suzanne Crain Collection

    Richard Powers is widely credited with reinventing the field of science fiction art by incorporating visually stunning elements of fine art experimentation. This illustration, one of the finest by the artist from his peak period, was published as the paperback cover of The Enemy Stars by Poul Anderson (Berkley Medallion Books, 1959).


    More Information: A few small areas of faint craquelure in sky; Framed under acyrlic.

    Condition Report*: Framed under acrylic to 26.25 x 19.5 inches.
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    August
    13th Tuesday 11:50 am CT
    Auction Dates
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    13th-14th Tuesday-Wednesday
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