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    Robert and Charles Crumb - Original Sketch Art (1962). Child prodigy is a word that comes to mind when you view these sketches by both Crumb brothers, Robert and his infamous older brother, Charles. One side is a single drawing by Robert of a girl named Denise, with the date, May 9, 1962. Reminiscent of his later work, it retains the soft cross-hatched style that he was later to perfect in pen and ink. The other side contains a collage of sketches by the two brothers, including a tiny drawing of W. C. Fields, some turn of the century houses and steam engines, a bus, a neighborhood, some miscellaneous faces and figures, and a embryonic version of Fritz the Cat with the words, "Sex Mad Creep!" written beside it. A portent of things to come. This double-sided page is drawn in pencil by the Crumb brothers on a sheet of 6.75" x 8.5" note paper. The page shows some aging, but the art is clean and clear.

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