Two squared jaw toughs slug it out as a pretty red haired, green eyed damsel in distress looks on in this classic action-packed pulp cover painting. This work is unsigned but was created by pulp illustrator Melville A. Phillips for the cover of the October, 1953 issue of Master Detective magazine (Vol. 47, No. 1). The bold use of color and intense depiction of suspense and peril make this a classic pulp offering. The painting is nicely framed in a wide profile gold frame and is in a fine state of conservation. A copy of the magazine is included in the sale.
|Artist:||Melville A. Phillips|
|Medium:||Oil on stretched canvas|
|Dimensions:||Framed: 21" x 25" | Sight Size: 16" x 20"|
|Original Use:||Cover art for Master Detective magazine|
Master Detective Pulp Cover Art
Artist: Melville A. Phillips