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    Bernie Wrightson Frankenstein Published Plate Illustration Original Art (1976). "Thus far have I gone, tracing a secure way over the pathless seas..." So reads the caption for this sublime piece of fantasy illustration from a high point in a great artist's career. Published Frankenstein plates rarely come to market, and this is only the second one Heritage has offered to date. Bernie Wrightson's life-long affection for the Frankenstein mythos has proved to be a constant inspiration for the artist. In Christopher Zavisa's book, Berni Wrightson: A Look Back, Wrightson commented, "Ever since I first started working professionally I drew the monster into various things. You can find him in just about everything from fanzines to Swamp Thing. It seems as though my whole career up to this point has been in preparation for an illustration of the novel." This awe-inspiring piece has an image area that measures 11" x 16" and is in Excellent condition.

    More information about Bernie Wrightson, also known as Wrightson, Bernie, Berni Wrightson, .

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    19th-21st Thursday-Saturday
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