The Wild Affair - Renato Fratini, Original Artwork, 1965

The Wild Affair - Renato Fratini, Original Artwork, 1965

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c.1965, acrylic on board,  25 cm wide x 46 cm tall

Written by William Sansom in 1961, the influential 1963 film made of the book was a style-setter.  It featured Vidal Sassoon’s innovative re-styling of Nancy Kwan’s famous long hair; which launched the geometric version of Mary Quant’s bob, along with fashion design by Quant herself.  Fratini’s illustration acknowledges the fashion moment but also portrays the narrative of a woman looking for love, naturalistically and with a bitter-sweet tone.

The artwork is sold with an original The Wild Affair  paperback that features the Fratini illustration.  

The original painting art board is approximately 25 cm wide x 46 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.