Jun 09, 2022 - Sale 2608

Sale 2608 - Lot 135

Price Realized: $ 3,120
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750


"The Horror in the Museum."

Cover for the mass market paperback H.P. Lovecraft and Others. The Horror In The Museum and other Revisions (New York: Ballantine Books, 1970). Ink and watercolor on Strathmore bristol board. 407x367 mm; 16x14 1/2 inches. Signed "M. Tinkelman" along image, left. Edges taped to decorative 26x23 1/2-inch matte.

Provenance: Estate of the artist.

Exhibited: Norman Rockwell Museum: "Baseball, Rodeos, and Automobiles: The Art of Murray Tinkelman." 2014.

Murray Tinkelman was an award-winning artist who has received illustration's highest honors from the Society of Illustrators, New York Art Directors Club, and The Society of Publications Designers. His work appeared in a variety of publications including "Atlantic Monthly," "Cosmopolitan," "Ladies Home Journal," "McCall's," "The New York Times," "The Saturday Evening Post," and "The Washington Post." In addition to those, he worked for publishers such as Ballantine, Berkley, Doubleday, Putnam, HBJ, Macmillan and Time Life, among many others. Tinkelman was commissioned by the National Park Service to do drawings and paintings of national parks and monuments, as well as by the U.S. Air Force to be an artist-reporter on specific missions. His shows included a one-man exhibit of his baseball art at The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York in 1994, and The United States Sports Academy in Daphne, Alabama in 1995.