The finest surviving Henry Clive cover illustration from his 20 + years creating for The American Weekly. This painting was from a series done in 1934 titled, Darlings of the Poets.
In this series, Clive illustrated the inspirations for leading poets and writers. This particular oil on canvas was the inspiration behind The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. This masterpiece retains artist written text from the verses of Khayyam. which are included in framed presentation.
It is matted to museum quality and framed in an amazing ornate art deco silver gesso frame.
Seven American Weekly issues with the complete run of the Darlings of the Poets series are included.