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    Edgar Church Klaxon Horn Advertisement Preliminary Original Art (Church Studio, c. 1930s). The Faraday Klaxon is a patented warning horn for vehicles, known for its distinctive noise. In this splendid Church design, one can almost hear the "ah-OOO-gah!" sound from the flurry of lightning bolts at lower right. Church's extreme perspective is such that it seems the distant motorist ahead cannot miss the blast. This near-finished drawing, lacking only a layer of ink, would have been prepared as an advertising pitch for the automotive firm noted at lower left. Church's affinity for comics art is evident. (He's also the guy responsible for the famous Mile High Collection of comic books.) Graphite on Bristol board. Image area, 9" x 9". Light toning. Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2018
    25th Sunday
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