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    John Youssi Playboy Preliminary Doobie Brothers Original Art (Playboy Enterprises, 1980). A finely detailed concept, in pencil, for what would become an elaborate painting, spread over two pages. Designed to accompany John Eskow's article about the rise of the Doobie Brothers from bar band to big-name arena act. The vision of the piano keys as a row of gold ingots is an inspired touch. Marginal notes are essential to the piece -- descriptions of the artist's intentions for the painted version, addressed to Skip Williamson, seminal Underground cartoonist and art director at Playboy. A tearsheet of the published image is included. Graphite on vellum. Image area, 21" x 13". Marginal yellowing and one marginal tear. Very Good condition. From the Eric Sack Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    18th Sunday
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