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Robert Watson is an artist who often created surreal paintings of landscapes that evoke a sense of isolation and seclusion. He is perhaps best known for the cover art of Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles second edition published in 1953. Watson’s art is currently located in galleries across the globe.

We at Nate D. Sander’s Auctions sold a Robert Watson painting for $22,986. Here are the item details:

Robert 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”, 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. Sold for $22,986.

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Robert Watson Painting Entitled ”The Martian Chronicles” — Used for the Cover Art of the 1953 Second Edition — Painting Owned by Ray Bradbury. Click to enlarge

We also sold this Robert Watson painting:

Ray Bradbury Personally Owned Oil Painting by Robert Watson

Ray Bradbury’s own Robert Watson painting, signed ”R. Watson ’59” at lower left. Watson had earlier been commissioned to design the cover art for the second edition of Bradbury’s ”The Martian Chronicles”, printed in 1953. This oil on Masonite painting depicts a solitary figure between two thick, stone walls, against a beautiful, but desolate blue sky background. Painting is housed in a thin wooden frame to an overall size of 17.25” x 21.5”. Minor chipping to frame’s corners, else near fine condition. With a COA from the Ray Bradbury estate. Sold for $8,043.

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Ray Bradbury Personally Owned Oil Painting by Robert Watson. Click to enlarge.

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