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    Val Mayerik - Science Fiction Illustration Original Art (1979). A striking piece, this is an unpublished work by Val Mayerik. The artist recalled, "I actually did the piece in 1976 but did a few revisions ... in '79 and thus dated it then. I did that piece along with two other fantasy pieces in '76 in preparation for my move to New York City early in '77. I wanted a few strong illustrations to present to art directors in the city to try and obtain book and magazine cover assignments. One of the companion pieces did make it onto the cover of an early Heavy Metal issue. The painting (offered here) never saw print but every once in a while some small publishers would express an interest in maybe including it in a portfolio of my painted work." Measuring a large 24" x 36" and in Excellent condition, the painting was signed by the artist at the lower left.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2005
    18th-20th Wednesday-Friday
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