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    Robert Crumb Placemat Sketch Original Art (2004). Compulsive doodler Robert Crumb can't seem to keep his hands still while waiting for a meal, turning every blank placemat set before him into a work of art. This particular piece, marked "Times Square Grill, New York City, Oct. '04" features a great, 1920s-inspired scene with several big-city slickers eyeing a "poor little glad-rag doll". The one on the far left wearing the straw hat looks like none other than Crumb himself, with a "what do I do now?" quizzical look on his face! The art was drawn with a fine-line mechanical pen in india ink, on a fragment of white butcher paper; and yes, there are a couple of small food stains well outside the image area, which is approximately 9.5" x 8". The art is in Excellent condition -- and the corned beef ain't bad, either!

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    13th-15th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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