28 x 24 inch

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  • Krigstein - 'Ausable River Bathers', oil on board.

    28 x 24 inch    74 x 61 cm

    Bernard Krigstein (March 22, 1919 – January 8, 1990) was an American illustrator and Ashscan school painter who received acclaim for his innovative and influential approach to comic book art, notably in EC Comics. He was known as Bernie Krigstein, and his artwork usually displayed the signature B. Krigstein. His best-known work in comic books is the short story "Master Race", originally published in the debut issue (April 1955) of EC Comics' Impact.

    Krigstein also goes down in history as the first comics artist to establish his own labor union, which unfortunately nearly cost him his career. He eventually retired from the comics industry and devoted the rest of his life to painting. Krigstein left a powerful body of work behind which still inspires other...

    The painting comes with a certificate of authenticity and a letter of appraisal.

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