1964, gouache, pencil on board, 40 cm wide x 52 cm tall
The cover illustration for Consul Books’ 1964 publication of W.A. Ballinger’s book ‘Unfriendly Persuasion’ features a pale blue-green scene crossed through in black with the bars of a prison cell. The harshly lit figure inside is a cold and lonely image. Perfect for the story of a man reduced to murder to protect his cache of stolen money.
The artwork is sold with an original Unfriendly Persuasion paperback that features the Pino Dell’Orco illustration.
The original painting is approximately 40 cm wide x 52 cm tall.The artwork is float mounted on to conservation grade mountboard and presented in a white wooden box frame glazed with anti-reflective glass.