VICTOR PREZIO (1924-1976) "The River Raiders." Cover illustration for the book of same title in the Walt Slade series by Bradford Scott (New York: Pyramid Books, 1968). Gouache on board. 540x355 mm; 21 1/4x14 inches, on 24 1/4x17-inch board. Signed "Prezio" in lower left image.
Provenance: From the artist's estate.
Victor Prezio was a prolific illustrator of magazine, pulp and paperback covers and stories in the post-WWII era. His work for such publishers as Dell, Gold Key, and Warren Publishing throughout the 1950s and `60s encompassed a range of popular genres from sci-fi, sports, romance, and western.