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    Frank Frazetta - Kubla Khan Preliminary Sketch Original Art (circa 1977). Frank Frazetta drew this expressive pencil and ink preliminary in preparation for a plate that saw print in Frazetta Prints' 1977 limited edition portfolio of Kubla Khan. Samuel Taylor Coleridge wrote Kubla Khan in 1797. Awakening from an opium dream, Coleridge managed to write down the first 54 lines of a poem when he was interrupted by a visitor on business. When he returned to his work, he found that he had forgotten the rest of the dream. To augment the richness of Coleridge's verse, Frank Frazetta, the singular master of fantasy art, created his own vision. The art measures an overall 6.75" x 7.25". There are touches of tape glue residue in the upper left, lower left, and lower right edges, a small piece of paper is out of the upper right corner; otherwise the art is in Very Good condition. "In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man..." Hang this fabulous drawing in your pleasure dome.

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    July, 2004
    29th Thursday
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