Offered by: Robert Funk Fine Art
1581 Brickell Ave., Suite 2303 Miami, FL 33129 , United States Call Seller 305.857.0521


Pulp Magazine, Sexy Woman in a Swamp Storm - Hispanic Artist, Mid Century

$ 12,000
  • Description
    Rafael Maria de Soto y Hernandez was born February 18, 1904 in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. It's high drama in the swamp. Woman in the Swamp is a masterfully executed example of Pulp Art and showcases Rafael DeSoto's full command of academic painting.
    DeSoto did pulp covers up until the industry's demise in the 1950s for such magazines as Adventure, Argosy, Black Mask, Captain Zero, Crack Detective, Fantastic Novels, 15-Story Detective, Fifteen Western Tales, New Detective, Smashing Detective, and Walt Coburn's Western Magazine. He also painted many covers and interior story illustrations for men's adventure magazines, such as Action For Men, Adventure, Battle Cry, For Men Only, and True Adventure.
    Framed under glass. Not examined out of frame. Presents well with no visible issues to note.
    Framed Dimensions 20.5 X 17 Inches
  • More Information
    Documentation: Ample Provenance
    Origin: United States, New York
    Period: 1920-1949
    Materials: Oil on Board
    Condition: Good. Presents well with no visible issues to note.
    Styles / Movements: Pop Art, Expressionism, Illustration
    Incollect Reference #: 546745
  • Dimensions
    W. 10.5 in; H. 13.75 in; D. 1 in;
    W. 26.67 cm; H. 34.93 cm; D. 2.54 cm;
Message from Seller:

You'll find an eclectic group of art works at Robert Funk Fine Art. 45 years of experience has shaped Director Robert Funk's multi-perspective approach to presenting art. As an undergrad in painting, he studied with great teachers such as first-generation abstract expressionist Robert Richenburg and hyper-realist painter Janet Fish. In Graduate School he worked with famed critic E.C. Goossen and went on to work as a Photographer, New York Advertising Art Director, and Art Collector.

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