Original Art To A HARLEQUIN (or similar) ROMANCE BOOK From By Pin-Up Master Ed Tadiello. This Art Was Likely Published In The Eighties As A Full Color Romance Cover For One Of Those Moody Love And Drama Bantam Books Affectionately Called “HARLEQUIN ROMANCE NOVELLAS”. You Get This Museum-Quality ORIGINAL, Not A PRINT, Plus The Actual Artist’s Photograph Of The Models! This was for the front cover of a Bantam book. Yes, the art is AUTOGRAPHED! Ed Tadiello is a renowned talent of the genre, and he lists his influences as Vargas, Elvgren, and Fritz Willis. EDWARD TADIELLO CLEARLY SIGNED IT AT LOWER LEFT CORNER. This artist is known for everything from Angels to angelic young babes that any GGA or cheesecake fan would admire, and his greatest acclaim is as a romance cover artist and a pin-up artist, and this lusty young secretary, with a bit of cleavage exposed and the desk looking like it’ll be supporting more than just documents in a few moments, falls right into this artist’s area of expertise! Harlequin Romance Novels Are So Iconic That Many Fans Of The Genre Refer To Even Non-Harlequin Romance Paperbacks As Harlequins, So They Are The Ubiquitous Brand Name For Any Fan Of The Love, Drama And Mystery Stories That Have Endured For Generations. Classic depictions in this well-rendered stunner, this showpiece. Original Artwork To An Eye-Popping Bantam Front Cover With An Office Romance Theme! This series has always appealed to fans of the romance books and their cult-classic painted love & romance covers, as well as those who like to see top icons by the artists and from the periods that are most well-remembered for the form. This artist is well known to use live models, to take pictures of, and to loosely base his art upon, and meld photography with traditional freehand brushwork. Thus, this piece, with the actual large glossy snapshot affixed still to the reversed, is highly appropriate, and perfect for the serious collector or investor. Beautiful Clean Hand-Illustrated Art, Bought As An Oil Painting But Perhaps Mixed Media. Look At The Closeup Pictures I Took, Even The Background Is Ornately Detailed My Pic’s Don’t Do It Justice As My Hands Shake And I’m No Photographer, This Is A Masterpiece. Tremendous piece to frame and display. NONE OF THIS IS’STAT’ OR PRINTED, SO IT’S PURE ORIGINAL ART! And fan of gothic horror and moody romance will love this epic piece! THE COLORS ARE EVEN MORE VIBRANT THAN WHAT YOU’D LIKELY SEE IN THE PUBLISHED VERSION! Great detail work, with a top quality renditions of the amorous figures, and the tightness of the paint work is impressive! THANKS TO NEAR-OPTIMAL STORAGE CONDITIONS OVER THE YEARS IT LOOKS AMAZINGLY FRESH! THIS ARTWORK IS CLEAN AND EXTREMELY WELL PRESERVED, PLEASE SEE THE INCLUDED PICTURES. This original piece of art would be a great addition to the collection of any fan of the unique original artwork. This is the ORIGINAL PAINTING on Bainbridge Art Board, with the glossy 8 x 10″ photograph affixed to the back, which he modeled the layouts on , and it’s huge, the actual image-area is about 14″ x 18, which is MUCH larger than when it graced the mass-produced book that countless Americans probably remember from the heyday. A conversation piece of the highest order, you’ll want to have this one framed and displayed prominently. I took mediocre low-res pictures with the digital camera. The digital pictures make the piece appear less crisp and clear, when in reality it is very sharp and detailed and especially striking in person. Beautifully signed by this accomplished artist, in pencil, cleanly and discreetly at lower left. Many of you have dealt with us through our ads in CBM, CBG, O. We are secure packagers and prompt shippers so expect to be pleased. This irreplaceable item is the only one of its kind… Great item for the serious love and romance buff, or just the art investor or art collector of Harlequin memorabilia fan who enjoys owning true rarities to keep himself or herself satisfied visually, while keeping his/her portfolio diversified in a most impressive fashion! As Usual: LOW ASKING PRICE AND NO RESERVE! SATISFACTION GUARANTEED 14-day return privilege. KEY COMICS IS ALWAYS DEALING IN COMICS & ART! For more samples from our diverse inventory, including CGC-Graded Comics, plus more Comic Line Art, and DC COVER ART from the historic Jack Adler Collection that we listed in assorted categories, please see our other auctions. Good Luck and Happy Collecting! The free listing tool. The item “Harlequin OFFICE ROMANCE COVER PAINTING ED TADIELLO ART +Model Photo Bantam Book” is in sale since Monday, January 11, 2016. This item is in the category “Art\Paintings”. The seller is “keycomics” and is located in Mesa, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Medium: Acrylic or Oil
- Subject: Romance, Love, Gothic Mystery
- Size Type/Largest Dimension: 15.25″ x 20″
- Date of Creation: 1970-1989
- HARLEQUIN ROMANCE PAPERBACK COVER ART: ORIGINAL PAINTING, SUPERB CONDITION