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    Frank Frazetta - Demons and Bear Painting Original Art (c. 1980-90s). An unrealized masterpiece! Your eyes are not playing tricks on you. The main image area has been left blank, while the foreground and the top edge have been finished out. There is even a bit of fire on the left side, awaiting a torch perhaps? Beautiful detail even in an unfinished state. This piece began life as original art for the movie Two Barbarians. The deal fell through, so Frazetta painted over the main image and kept the rest as a "blank master" to use on a future painting (but obviously never did). Oil on 20" x 27.5" pressboard. Signed in the lower right corner. Open front framed to 23" x 31" in a handsome frame. There are some very minor paint flecks missing from the image area. Overall, in Excellent condition.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 25
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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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