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    Frank Frazetta - Original Oil Painting, "The Countess and the Green Man" (1989). Originally painted as a paperback cover for Bridge Publications in 1989, this stunning piece was never used for its original purpose, and has only ever been published in Underwood Publications Icon on page 19 and in a set of non-sports cards issued in 1995. A truly striking image of a warrior-woman standing over a defeated foe, all the classic Frazetta elements are in place: the powerful, dominating female, the exquisite sense of movement and action, the lack of detailed background, lending a timeless quality to the work, and the flawless use of color. Framed to an overall size of approximately 28.25" x 34.25", with an image area of approximately 16.5" x 22.75", the piece is in excellent condition and has been signed by the artist in the lower right corner. As an added bonus, the reproduction rights for this piece are included with this lot (which is very unusual for any Frazetta art), making this a unique opportunity for the serious Frazetta collector.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2002
    10th-13th Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 20
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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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