The painting is coming along. Can you work for a few more hours?
Rogue Wind. Ugo Moretti. Popular Library, #585, New York, 1954. First edition.
Novel about the son of a streetwalker who learned how to gratify every passion in the corrupt underworld of postwar Rome. “A vigorous and dramatic chronicle of the lower depths.” — Buffalo News. “Lusty, salty and stormy.” —Cleveland Press.
To gratify his passion for painting, he learned the way to museums and art supply stores. He found models at a reasonable rate.