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    Robert Crumb - Original Sketches (1962). This wonderful, seldom seen sketch page by Robert Crumb, features an early prototype of Fritz the Cat, some lovely tightly-clad ladies, some sinking houses, and profiles and close-ups of faces, drawn in a single line and also sketched out with shading and tone. This piece measures 6.5" x 8.5" with art flowing to most edges. The paper is slightly tan, but in excellent condition. A rare insight into the early life of Robert Crumb.

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2003
    17th Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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