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    Joe Shuster Superman Pencil Sketch Original Art with a Letter of Provenance (c. 1945). This sensational, vintage pencil drawing of the Man of Tomorrow has an overall size of 6" x 10", and it is in Excellent condition. This lot includes a fascinating 2007 letter of provenance from Denise Weston which reads in part, "History: My grandparents lived in New York City during the war from 1941-1945. My great Aunt Pamela Ward was a nightclub entertainer. She had met Joe Shuster at the club and introduced him to my grandparents. My father, Michael Ward Van Lenten, was born on February 2, 1943. For his first or second birthday, Joe Shuster presented my grandparents with a drawing of Superman, dedicated to my father, Michael. This piece was passed down to me from my father, Michael Ward Van Lenton." The drawing was inscribed and signed by Shuster, "To Michael -- from Superman's artist-creator Joe Shuster."

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2009
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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