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    Frank Frazetta - Original Preliminary Sketch for Midwood Paperback Series #1 of 2 (1962). After leaving his job as "ghost" artist on Li'l Abner in the early 1960s, Frazetta was offered a job doing a series of "girlie" wash drawings for Midwood Paperbacks in 1962. The drawings are sexy and sensational. Unfortunately, none of those published originals are known to exist, and all are presumed to be destroyed. Offered here is the first of two sketch pages offered in this auction that contain Frazetta's pencil studies for those wash drawings. These pages are the only ones known to exist. This page contains preliminary drawings for pages 36 and 75; the liveliness and energy of Frazetta's pencil is readily apparent. Each study has been initialed by Frazetta and contains his handwritten captions for each image. 7" x 10" on thin paper.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2003
    4th Sunday
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