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    Brian Froud - Goblin Sketch Original Art (1984). Brian Froud moved to Devon and opened a studio with fellow artist Alan Lee in 1975, launching two fabled careers in fantasy art. Ultra Violet Catastrophe, The Wind Between the Stairs, and Are All The Giants Dead? are among Brian's most renowned books. Faeries, which Brian co-illustrated and wrote with Alan Lee followed in 1978, reached number four on the New York Times best-seller list. Goblins was published in 1984, and Brian made his first forays into film work as the conceptual designer for "The Dark Crystal" and "Labyrinth" movies under director Jim Henson. This goblin pencil sketch, a wonderful example of Froud's work, has an image area of 3.5" x 7", and the art is in Excellent condition. From the collection of Richard and Wendy Pini. Richard says: "If it were not for Brian Froud, we would not know nearly as much about good fairies and bad fairies as we do! He's a master interpreter of the fantastic, and we were very happy to find this impish little drawing available at a convention art show."

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2005
    9th-10th Wednesday-Thursday
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