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    Virgil Finlay - Weird Tales, October, 1936 Illustration Original Art (1936). Drawn as an illustration for "The Lost Door" (written by Margaret Rogers Straub under the pseudonym Dorothy Quick), this scene of romantic fantasy compares favorably to the detailed pen and ink drawings of another legend in illustration, Howard Pyle. Virgil Finlay's first art forWeird Tales appeared in the December, 1935 issue The mastery that went into this early drawing can only be properly appreciated by studying Finlay's superb original. This piece is in Excellent condition with an overall size of approximately 10" x 10". The art was signed and dated in the lower right corner.

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    August, 2006
    10th-11th Thursday-Friday
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