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    Edgar Church Dancing Woman Original Preliminary Artwork (Ideal Art Service, c. 1940s). Church had aspired to become a comic-book artist, but his home base in Denver was too distant from the hub of comics publishing in New York. Remote freelancing was difficult in those pre-fax/pre-email days. So Church settled for pre-eminence as the leading advertising artist of the West-Southwest. This fine conceptual piece epitomizes the more glamorous side of his career -- probably designed to anchor an advert for a bistro or a dance studio. (Church's fascination with the comics manifested itself in his accumulation of the legendary Mile High collection of historic funnybooks.) Graphite on tracing-stock. Image area, 4" x 6". Moderate age-toning and pencil-smudging. Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    10th Sunday
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