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    Winsor McCay (as Silas) Dream of the Rarebit Fiend Sunday Comic Strip Original Art (New York Herald, c. 1900-10s). A perfect example of the surreal beauty of "McCay's other strip". He is, of course, most well-known for Little Nemo in Slumberland. This strip was unique in that it never had recurring characters, instead it had a recurring situation... someone would have Welsh Rarebit for dinner, then have a crazy dream and then awaken in the last panel. It is a testament to McCay's creativity that this idea never gets old. They are as enjoyable today as ever. Created in ink over graphite on Bristol board with an image area of 13.5" x 18.5". The lightly toned board has a small rip in the lower right side, and some edge corner wear, along with pinholes in the margins. In Very Good condition.

    More information about Winsor McCay, also known as McCay, Winsor, Winsor McCay, Winsor MacCay, MacCay, Winsor.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
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