SOLD ON: Monday, 03/21/2011 12:22 PM
COMMENTS: Ken Kelly oils on board; 39" x 29"; 1995; Original Ken Kelly painting of Robert E. Howard Solomon Kane
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Ken Kelly oils on board; 39" x 29"; 1995; Original Ken Kelly painting of Robert E. Howard Solomon KaneFinally roaring onto screens after years of development, Robert E. Howard's cult favorite, Solomon Kane, now finally gets his day in the spotlight. Longtime pulp and adventure fans have known that the unflappable Kane is one of fiction's most fascinating and compelling heroes, and Ken Kelly, acknowledged master of Hyborian artistry, is just the man to bring this dark and deadly creation to life. This image not only presents its dark-clad avenger front and center, but features the misty atmospherics and sexy danger that Kelly is known for. A truly stunning work.
*Not shown on Gallery Floor, available for viewing on request*
Ken Kelly is an American fantasy artist known for his magazine covers and notably for painting the covers to the Kiss albums Destroyer and Love Gun. In addition to creating many covers for fantasy novels including a series of covers on books by Robert E. Howard, toy packaging on Mego's line of Micronauts figures and was one of the star cover artists on the Warren magazines Creepy and Eerie, in addition to Kiss, Kelly created album artwork for the bands Manowar, Rainbow, and Coheed and Cambria.