The Oasis

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Original 11x17” watercolor of The Oasis as featured in The Art of the Affair: An Illustrated History of Love, Sex, and Artistic Influence. Unframed. Comes with a copy of the book signed by the illustrator.



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As he appears in the text:

“Ten years after dumping Philip Rahv, editor of the Partisan Review, for Edmund Wilson, Mary McCarthy published The Oasis, a searing critique of Philip’s intellectual circle. One character was such an unflattering, thinly veiled portrait of Philip that he almost brought a lawsuit against her.”

Read more about The Art of the Affair, by Catherine Lacey and Forsyth Harmon. ︎︎︎