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    Bil Keane Family Circus Art Show Original Illustration (c. 1980s). Caption: "Precious Original Art." A classic period for Keane's household strip, the 1980s also saw the artist branching out into free-standing expressions of sentimental philosophy. Keane's panel-gag feature and its offshoots had less to do with comedy, after all, than with a child's charming misperceptions of how the world works. Here, Keane's self-referential father-figure treats the kids' attempts at painting as though they deserve a gallery show. Maybe they do. Usage unknown, possibly for a paperback collection of strips. Ink and watercolors over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 10" x 13". Excellent condition.

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