The Borisography: H

Haesel the Slave B1.29 
Portfolio 8
Cover for Ballantine Books. 
Painted 1978, oil, 20 x 20 inches.
Hammer Throw B1.80 
1987 Calendar
One of the Fantasy Olympics images for the 1987 calendar. 
Painted 1986.
Handful B4.18  This was painted for an ad campaign.  The client had liked the Tattoo concept from Mirage so much that he specifically requested this image. 
Painted 1986.
Hands CD1 
Painted 1981.
Hard Drive BOB.60 This is the cover of the book The Shattered Sphere (Tor, 1994) by Roger McBride Allen. 
Painted 1993.
Hatch-Mech B4.H6 Book cover: Battletech: Blood of Heroes by Andrew Keith.  The only information on the card is that Boris posed himself for the two male figures.
Painted 1992.
Hatchett B1.64 
FAT 125
Book cover for Ballantine Books. 
Painted 1976, oil, 16 x 26 inches.
Hawaii 3-O B2.71 Painted 1978.
Heavy Metal B1.63 
FAT 110 
Portfolio 22
This was painted as a cover for Heavy Metal magazine, one of several Boris paintings to appear here. 
Painted 1985.
Hebat B2.09 
Painted 1990.
Hercules B2.19 Greek mythology: Hercules defeats the Thracian boar. 
Painted 1989.
Hercules (Drawing) BJ.53 
Additional illustration for the story.
Hercules and Cerberus B3.21 
1989 Calendar
Greek Mythology: The twelfth labour of Hercules called for him to descend into Hades. There he was to abduct the fierce three-headed dog Cerberus, who guarded the entrance to the land of the dead, and bring him back to King Eurystheus. The king had set Hercules this task in order to be rid of the man for good. But Hercules, the strongest of men, subdued the terrible Cerberus with his bare hands. 
Painted 1988.
Hesperides and Ladon B3.36 
1993 calendar
Greek Mythology:  Ladon was the hundred-headed serpent, one of the monstrous offspring of Typhon and Echidna; the Hesperides were the daughters of Atlas by Pleione or possibly Hesperis, or maybe it was Nix and Erebus (sorry, the legends are inconsistent).  Together they guarded the tree of the Golden Apples given by Gaia to Hera as a wedding present. 
Cover for Heavy Metal Magazine, September 96.
Painted 1992.
The Hieroglyphic Egg BJ.68 
April 1995
Painted 1993.
The High Couch of Silistra B1.19 
January, 1995
Cover for High Couch of Silistra (Bantam, 1977) by Janet E Morris. 
Painted 1977, oil, 17 x 27 inches.
Hippocampus B3.06 
1992 calendar
Modelled by Julie Bell. 
Painted 1991.
Hollywood BJ.67 Cover art for the video game Les Manley: Lost in LA.
Painted ?.
Hologram B4.39 Cover for Cyberbooks (Tor, 1989) by Ben Bova. 
When returned by the publisher, this painting was not properly packed and was folded in half, damage which is clearly visible on the reproduction. 
Painted 1988.
A Hostage for the Hinterland FABV Cover for Ballantine Books: A Hostage for the Hinterland by Arsen Darnay.  See also Riders from the Past.
Painted 1976, oil, 16 x 26 inches
Hydra B3.23 
1992 calendar
Greek Mythology: One of the monstrous offspring of the Titan Typhon and Echidna, this was a water-serpent with the body of a hound and heads numbering five to a hundred in various tales.  Killing it was the second of Herakles' Twelve Tasks. 
Painted 1991.
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