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    Otto Messmer Felix the Cat #32 Cover Original Art (Toby Press, 1952). A Messmer-izing composition from the long-unbilled authentic creator of the Felix phenomenon. Pat Sullivan, owner of the trademark, hogged the credit while Messmer performed the heavy lifting. Messmer's characteristically playful storybook style takes on a darker edge in the sneaky presence of Felix's antagonist, Moocher Mouse (lower left). Messmer's protégé, Joe Oriolo, is likely to have helped with the artwork. Ink over graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 13" x 19.5". Moderate toning and adhesive seams (logotype). Very Good condition.

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    August, 2019
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