Can't miss that Pfeiffer painting style!A nice bold signature at the base of the neck. When the picture was smaller, it was hard to tell if it was truly a signature or not. I would be curious who put the circles on the illustration. I am guessing it was done in the printing process, and not done on the original painting.A great addition to the Pfeiffer Pfiles!
Another great example of Fred's versatility...his ability to go off in a seemingly "very different" direction with the design work, yet one which also leads me to seriously wonder if this might've been a "requested" design rather than one dreamed up by Fred himself. He DID tell me once that he occasionally obliged clients (art directors? authors? other higher-ups?) by doing it their way. In fact, he even told me once that he used a design dreamed up by a girlfriend. He told her of his assignment and asked her "how would you do it?" She mentioned an idea to him and he worked it up into a painting. If only we knew which paperback cover that was. . . and who the girlfriend was.
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