• Prezio, Victor. (1924–1976): "I see, said the blind man," 1953

Prezio, Victor. (1924–1976): "I see, said the blind man," 1953

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Original illustration for the story of the same title by Robert Bristow, published in MALE magazine, March 1953.  Signed "Prezio" to the lower left corner.  Gouache and glaze on board.  Some stray paint marks along the outer board edges and adhesive remnants on the verso; overall fine.  Drawing 9.5 x 11.5 inches (24.1 x 29.2 cm.), overall 13.25 x 15.6 inches (33.6 x 39.6 cm.). Framed. Provenance: From the artist's estate.

American artist Victor Prezio was a prolific illustrator of magazine, pulp and paperback covers and stories in the post-WWII era.  His work for such publishers as Dell, Gold Key, and Warren Publishing throughout the 1950s and 1960s encompassed a range of popular genres from Sci-fi, Sports, Romance, and Western.