Top of the World

Artist:Mort Künstler
Medium:Gouache on Illlustration Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 14" x 17" Framed 21" x 24 1/2"
Original Use:Interior Story Art for Sports Afield - April 1957
Price:S O L D
Above: Full view of gouache illustration
Above: The artists monogrammed signature lower right

A typically action packed interior illustration gouache painting by Mort Kunstler for the April 1957 edition of Sports Afield Magazine. A large menacing polar bear in pre-global warming, shrinking ice cap terrain with a Cessna water landing small aircraft as the backdrop, illustrating the story by Gene Caesar titled "Top of the World".

Above: Published artwork included in sale

Nicely matted and framed and in pristine condition.

Above: Detail
Above: Verso notations

Issue of magazine included in sale, caption reads "Not now!" I screamed at him. Too Late. There was no sound of slug hitting flesh. Instead, it chopped through the fuselage and smashed into the motor...


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