This Framed Lithograph "Boats" by Rafael Astarita was made circa 1950 and is signed and numbered 143/206. It is matted, under glass and double framed with a linen covered frame inside a highly carved decorative frame. It is in very good condition, but has some discoloration at the center of the bottom. Print size 16 X 20, in frame 28 X 32. SOLD.
Rafael Astarita attended the High School of Industrial Arts in New York City, the Grand Central School of Art and the Pratt Institute. A litographer, painter and illustrator, he has done comic book art from the mid 1930s through the mid 1950s. He has illustrated pulps under the name John Martin.