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    Antonio Prohias - Original Art Splash Page (undated). The master of cloak and dagger, Cuban artist Antonio Prohias, brings us this titillating tidbit of tooning featuring one of his world-famous Spy vs. Spy characters. This splash page was used in a collected volume and is a study in the fine art of over-the-top cartooning. It comes complete with a hand-drawn type treatment at the top and a production overlay. This scintillating solo piece hits the reader in the jocular vein with its devastating sense of humor. The drawing in the frame is the first indication of the chain reaction which is sure to come. There is a pencil sketch of pigeons in flight on the back which may or may not be by Prohias. Overall size is 11" x 14 3/8", image size is 6 1/2" x 11 1/2".

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2002
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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