Jan 28, 2021 - Sale 2556

Sale 2556 - Lot 99

Price Realized: $ 2,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
"The Girl With the Long Green Heart." Preliminary cover for the book of the same name by Lawrence Block. (Hardcase Crime, 2005). Ink, watercolor, and wash over graphite on paper. 200x120 mm; 8x4 3/4 inches. Unsigned. Unevenly trimmed borders; tipped to paper mount. Matted and framed.

An attractive concept sketch by prolific painter and illustrator Robert McGinnis, best known for his paperback cover art for crime fiction and thrillers in the '60s and '70 as well as iconic movie posters such as Breakfast at Tiffany's and many James Bond spy thrillers like Live and Let Die, The Man with the Golden Gun, and Diamonds are Forever.