September 2014 Auction Ends Thursday, September 25th, 5pm Pacific
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/25/2014
Robert Watson painting entitled ''The Martian Chronicles'', as the artist provided this cover art for the book's second edition, printed in 1953. Signed ''R. Watson'' in paint at lower left, oil on canvas painting depicts a solitary human being, surrounded by decaying structural columns on a desolate landscape; this piece exactly matches the cover of the 1953 edition, with the exception that the book has a red background. With the artist's name, painting title and ''Collection of Ray Bradbury'' handwritten to verso. Painting measures 14'' x 18''. Minor scratch to front, else near fine. With a COA from the estate of Ray Bradbury.
Robert Watson Painting Entitled ''The Martian Chronicles'' -- Used for the Cover Art of the 1953 Second Edition -- Painting Owned by Ray BradburyRobert Watson Painting Entitled ''The Martian Chronicles'' -- Used for the Cover Art of the 1953 Second Edition -- Painting Owned by Ray BradburyRobert Watson Painting Entitled ''The Martian Chronicles'' -- Used for the Cover Art of the 1953 Second Edition -- Painting Owned by Ray Bradbury
Robert Watson Painting Entitled ''The Martian Chronicles'' -- Used for the Cover Art of the 1953 Second Edition -- Painting Owned by Ray Bradbury
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Minimum Bid: $4,000
Final prices include buyers premium.: $22,986
Number Bids: 14
Auction closed on Thursday, September 25, 2014.
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