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    Robert Crumb There's No Business Cover Original Art (Black Sparrow Press, 1984). Crumb captures to perfection author Charles Bukowski's depiction of a born-loser stand-up comedian struggling through the final desperate stages of a wrecked career. The wealth of economical detail is astonishing -- complete with a starburst, as if to suggest glamour and celebrity in contrast to the character's overriding misery. Nor is there another comics letterer/logotype artist who can match Crumb for showy, concise design. Ink, white paint, and Zipatone over graphite on Bristol board. Dimensions, 10.25" x 12.25". Slight toning, staining along left edge, rippling, discolored Zip film, with light handling wear. Signed by Crumb at lower right. Very Good condition.

    More information about Robert Crumb, also known as Crumb, Robert, Robert Crumb, Crumb, R., R. Crumb.

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