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    Robert Crumb - Original Sketches, Disaster (1960s). Robert Crumb was born on August 30, 1943, possibly the bloodiest year in modern history. This knowledge may have weighed on his mind when drawing this page with a hellish concentration camp scene, Hitler, Japanese and German soldiers, a dead bunny, and a Fritz-like soldier cat facing an oncoming tank. Note that Crumb's personification of the USA is represented as an affluent Capitalist. The opposite side of this sketch book page has a wonderful composition of surreal architecture with a very lonely atmosphere, conveying feelings of alienation, but also a delicate beauty. This page measures 8.5" x 6.5" and is in excellent condition; both sides of this page are truly amazing.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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