Original cover painting by Sidney Riesenberg (1885-1971) to the January 1931 issue of Complete Detective Novel Magazine. Oil on canvas, 30″ x 28″; framed to 33.5″ tall x 31.5″ wide in.
Comes with a copy of the original pulp.
Quality-wise, Riesenberg’s covers are hit-or-miss. The figure on the left is the best-realized figure we’ve seen in any of Riesenberg’s surviving paintings.
Original paperback cover painting by Gerald Powell (American, 20th Century)” for A Man Made for Trouble by James Powell (Major Books #3249, Canoga Park, CA, 1976). The painting also appeared as the cover of Creed’s Gauntlet by Mike Newton (Carousel Westerns #70236, CA, 1982). Acrylic on board, 30″ x 20″. From the Dan Roberts Collection.
A copy of the paperback A Man Made for Trouble accompanies this.
A nicely-rendered piece and at a large size.
Original paperback cover painting by Jerome Podwil (1938- ) to Tall for a Texan (by Roger Spellman, Ace Double M-122, 1965) and used again for South to New Range (by Don P. Jenison, Ace Double 17235, 1970). Mixed media on board, 23.5″ x 15.5″. Comes with a copy of the original paperback.
Provenance: from the Dan Roberts Collection.
This is great-looking piece for Ace paperback collectors with an interest in owning a piece of original Ace artwork.