1947 Steele Savage Original Pen & Ink Illustration From The Wild Party Mobsters
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1947 Steele Savage Original Pen & Ink Illustration From The Wild Party Mobsters:
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<img target="_blank"><img for visiting Grapefruit Moon Gallery on , we are honored to be your one-stop, 5 star source for vintage pin-up, Hollywood glamour and erotic photography, pulp magazines, original illustration art, decorative collectibles and ephemera with a wide and always changing assortment of antique and vintage items from the Victorian, art nouveau, art deco, & mid-century modern eras. All items are 100% guaranteed to be original, vintage, and as described. Please feel free to contact us with any and all questions about the items and our policies and please take a moment to peruse our other great items. All sell . ITEM: You are offerding on a very well conceived pulp like noir gangster pen & ink published interior illustration by Steele Savage for the 1947 Hardcover Book The Wild Party, by Joseph Moncure published by Sylvan press in New York. We have a few examples by this pulp and sci-fi artist we will be posting on in the coming days & weeks. This was likely a chapter head vignette, the imagery is spectacular, in an art deco precise hatchwork manner, revolving around gun toting gangsters and presumably a poison pill... Sounds like a great read and a page turner to be sure.
Measures 4 1/4" x 6" on a double weight artists paper mounted on an outer exhibit sheet as seen in last image here.
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Condition: This is in very fine condition.
Harry Steele Savage (1900â€“1970) was an American illustrator, primarily of books for children and young adults. He is probably best known for the illustrations in Edith_Hamilton's. Other books he illustrated include Burton's The Arabian Nights (Bennett Cerf, 1932, Triangle Books), Stories of the Gods and Heroes by Sally Benson, Hurlbut's Story of the Bible (Revised edition), and The Golden Library Book of Bible Stories by Jonathan Braddock. He drew several posters and covers for science fiction books and magazines that appeared in the 1960s and 1970s.He was also an illustrator of World War II era posters such as the recruiting poster: For Your Country's Sake Today, For Your Own Sake Tomorrow<div style="text-decoration:none"