A south of the border Latin themed large and colorful original pulp cover painting by Rudolph Belarski for the long running magazine Argosy; June 18, 1938. Used to illustrate the interior story “Senor Coyote” written by Frederick Schiller Faust under the pen name Max Brand. Rudolph Belarski produced many fantastic covers for the pulps, specializing in aviation themed wartime depictions. His oil on canvas illustrations were ablaze with color and adventure. Belarski was recently featured in Dan Zimmer’s wonderful Illustration Magazine (issue 27) and this painting was reproduced as a full page colorplate, this as well as a complete edition of the published Argosy weekly pulp is included in the sale.
From the Estate of Charles Martignette, in a fabulous and stunning wide-profile gold gallery frame.