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    Robert Crumb - Thomas Sankara Portrait Painting Original Art (2017). Although known for his outlandish underground work, R. Crumb is an incredibly talented portrait artist as well. Fans of his work on his music industry related trading card sets (Pioneers of Country Music, Early Jazz Greats, and Heroes of the Blues) would happily attest! This was a commission piece that was also used for a limited edition ten-unit serigraph print run. It features the former revolutionary-turned-President of Burkina Faso, Africa. Thomas Sankara was an avid music lover and played guitar. This work was based on a well-known photo of him. Crafted in opaque watercolor on Bristol board with an image area of 11" x 9.5", and signed and dated in the lower right. In Excellent condition.

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    March, 2020
    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
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