Original U.S. 14 inch x 36 inch Insert Poster
AGONY AND THE ECSTASY
Original U.S. 14 inch x 36 inch Insert Poster for the 1965 Carol Reed Biographical Drama THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY, based on the novel by Irving Stone and starring Charlton Heston as Michelangelo, Rex Harrison, Diane Cilento, Harry Andrews, Alberto Lupo and Eleni Anousaki.
The biographical story of Michelangelo’s troubles while painting the Sistine Chapel at the urging of Pope Julius II.
Poster art by Howard Terpning. Howard Terpning was born November 5, 1927, in Oak Park, Illinois. He is an American painter and illustrator best known for his paintings of Native Americans. He studied at the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts and the American Academy of Art in Chicago. In 1962, he began working as a freelance artist creating magazine covers, story illustrations and advertising art for publications such as Reader’s Digest, Time and Newsweek.
In addition Terpning completed over 80 movie posters starting with The Guns of Navarone in 1961. Other examples include Cleopatra, Doctor Zhivago, The Sound of Music, The Sand Pebbles, and the 1967 re-release of Gone with the Wind.
The poster is in good folded condition with a repaired tear at the bottom edge and corner pinholes.
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