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    Ken Kelly - Blood Brothers of Gor Preliminary Painting Original Art (1982). Ken Kelly created this large color preliminary for his cover painting to the DAW SF novel Blood Brothers of Gor, which depicts a Native American warrior and the requisite sexy, nearly-naked girl, riding atop the back of a great bird-creature. The prelim is interesting in that it differs in several details from the finished piece, notably the orientation of the bird's feet, and the position of the warrior's left arm. Kelly used an interesting technique in that he seems to have taped a sheet of art paper to a larger board with masking tape, and then used the entire board as a canvas, even painting over the taped areas; this has led to some small paint loss along the upper edge, but mostly the art is in Very Good condition. The piece measures 15" x 20". A copy of the paperback novel is also included.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2005
    9th-10th Wednesday-Thursday
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