Book cover illustration

Lotto 550
1 9002 000
Oil on cardboard 30 x 45 cm Painted 1950 Provenance: Private collection, Italy Originally from Kansas, Kalin he began drawing and painting during his teenage years and pursued Fine Arts studies at university. His first assignments were colorful and realistic story illustrations for magazines like Esquire, American Weekly, Liberty, and Colliers. In the 50s, he illustrated the cover of hundreds of paperback books for Avon, Dell, Signet, Berkley, Ace and Pocket Books. Later, he also worked at music album covers.