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    John Lennon - Music Memorabilia, John Lennon's Bag One, Signed Artist's Proof (1969). John Lennon's "Bag One" lithographs are some of the most well-known contemporary works of art in existence today. Possibly due to their controversial erotic nature, or due to the notoriety of the artist and his mate, or his amazing artistic talent, these prints have become a very valuable collectible on today's market. Lennon was approached in 1968 with the idea, and given a specially treated "litho paper" to work with. He did several drawings of the marriage and honeymoon and was anxious to see how they would look as lithograph prints. This drawing, called "The Honeymoon," is what was proofed for Lennon, prior to the entire set being produced for the "Bag One" series. This original British artist's proof is signed in pencil by the hand of John Lennon and marked "A/P." This magnificent proof has slight moisture rippling on the left edge, and very slight water staining on the upper right edge. Very Fine.

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    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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