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Ron Lesser's dynamic and eye-catching illustrations, like this example, left a lasting impression on the world of pulp magazines, paperback novels, and popular culture during that era.

LESSER is a well-known artist, primarily recognized for his contributions to magazine and paperback cover art during the mid-20th century, particularly in the 1950s and 1960s. He gained prominence for his skillful and dynamic illustrations that graced the covers of various publications, including pulp magazines and paperback novels. While his work spans different genres, he is especially celebrated for his contributions to the science fiction, fantasy, and adventure genres.



Ron Lesser's artwork continues to be appreciated by collectors and enthusiasts of vintage paperback and magazine cover art. His illustrations are considered iconic examples of mid-20th-century illustration.


Contemporary Recognition: Ron Lesser's work has been featured in exhibitions and retrospectives celebrating the art of pulp magazines and paperback books. His contributions to the world of illustration are recognized as an integral part of the mid-century popular culture.



Med. IVR. (Increase in Value). Assured rate increase per annum : 5% Cat No:PRI-P1_062

Sultry Smoke

  • Ai reimaged art piece then reformatted for high resolution onto an electronic canvas. Original scale equal to at least 1m (unframed) with approx 12-25mm border.

    Prints: 170-200 gsm. Uncoated Art Paper / Silk. See Limited Editions.

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