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    Rick Griffin - Best Comics and Rock Art Gallery Preliminary Original Art (undated). There isn't any individual artist, mentor, or rebel who can conjure up as much unabated heartfelt conviction as does Rick Griffin. A vanguard trailblazer with a pen, Griffin repeatedly found groundswells of an entire generational movement. Rick moved with a mercurial fluidity to keep pace with some of the most radical periods of time in our century. Whether known for his role in the original surf scene, his definitive contribution to psychedelia, his shaping of the emergent '60s music scene, or for his new found faith, Rick will always remain one of the most charismatic and inspirational artists his generation ever produced. This rough color sketch was created for Best Comics and Rock Art Gallery in San Francisco and measures 9.5" x 16.5". The art is creased in several places but overall is in Very Good condition.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2005
    9th-10th Wednesday-Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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