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    Robert Crumb - Original Illustration, "The Road to Success" (undated). Vintage Crumb commercial art; we see two Topps Chewing Gum salesmen talking to each other, with one looking as if he came from the Broadway production of "The Music Man." Always the perfectionist, it took Crumb a while to finish this, one of his first paying jobs. He cut it apart and redid much of the lettering, to get it just right. There is tape at the top and the bottom edge of this piece and its overall size is 8" x 13". This was done as part of a sales brochure, and has been reprinted several times, most notably in the The Complete Crumb Comics series by Fantagraphics.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2004
    2nd-3rd Friday-Saturday
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