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    Edgar Church Activities Handbill Design Preliminary Original Art (Ideal Art Service, 1930s). A fascinating demonstration of a master commercial artist's practical creative process: Church pencilled this sports-booster picture onto an ordinary sheet of bond paper. He then shaded the flip-side in pencil -- creating a carbon-paper effect that would allow him to reverse-trace the preliminary image onto a sheet of art-board. (Church used a page from a form-letter, touting a stock offering from the Double Huff (sic) Shirt Co., for the rough design.) Church also is known as the developer of the fabled Mile High Collection of comic books. Dimensions, 8.5" x 11". Moderately toned, with fingertip-smudges. Very Good condition.

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    October, 2019
    24th Thursday
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