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    Jay Lynch - Original Art Illustration, "Spirit of 76" (Chicago Sun Times, 1976). Here is a famous cartoon by underground legend Jay Lynch, an artist whose work almost never reaches the marketplace. This piece was originally printed in the pages of Midwest Magazine, which was then the color magazine section of the Chicago Sun Times. It's a wonderful color piece that celebrates our nation's 200th birthday and depicts George Washington, Betsy Ross, and Paul Revere. This is a large, attractive work that would grace any room or office. Framed to an overall size of 16" x 20", it has an image area of 11" x 14". Years ago, Lynch inscribed the back of this piece with the words "Not to be sold for less than $350." We're pretty sure that it won't.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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