The Day of the Dead

Artist:Jerome Rozen
Medium:Oil on Canvas
Dimensions:Sight Size 18" x 19"
Original Use:Cover for an Undetermined Street & Smith Pulp Magazine
Price:S O L D
Above: Full view of oil painting
Above: The artist's signature lower right
Above: Framed view in period wide profile antique gesso frame

Grapefruit Moon Gallery is pleased to offer a rare surviving Jerome Rozen pulp cover painting from an as of yet undetermined Street & Smith 1930's publication. This macabre and defining oil on canvas shows an old west tavern with a handsome, smoking-gun-holding cowboy menaced by a hooded villain in Day of the Dead Calaca mask. This masterful dark western themed artwork is tense with imminent danger. Signed lower right; painting has been relined and is ready to frame and enjoy.

A recent Pennslvania estate recently turned up a large collection of never before offered on the market original Street & Smith Publications pulp cover paintings. Grapefruit Moon gallery was fortunate to have purchased several of these rare surviving works and we are pleased to be unveiling the collection.

Above: Verso view with new stretchers and relined canvas
Above: Notations on canvas overlap
Above: Frame detail and profile


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