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    Frank Frazetta - Original Sketch "Death Dealer" (undated). As a character, Death Dealer has survived many incarnations. Novels have boasted his name, comic books carry his image -- Frank Frazetta himself has painted at least five different images of the dark warrior. This unidentified color sketch shows Frazetta's famous faceless fighter, holding one big nasty axe, surrounded by horrific green women, and facing a deadly tentacled beast. Only a master artist like Frazetta could bring style and grace to creatures so grim. This unique peek into the creative underworkings of a master illustrator measures an overall 7.5" x 10.25" with the Death Dealer image drawn at 5.5" x 7", in pencil and painted with watercolor. Additionally, there is a detail drawing of the tentacles at the bottom of the art. Interestingly, the format and props in this sketch are very similar to Frazetta's painting, "Green Death." Signed by Frank Frazetta. Provenance: The Alexander Gallery.

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    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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