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Maxon CRUMB Original Art: POE's Cask of Amontillado  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$390
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Original Book Illustration for Maxon's Poe

Author:
[Original Comic Art] Crumb, Maxon

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Date:
c.1997

Description:

Ink on bristol, a few specks of white-out. Image area: approx. 4" x 4.25". Signed "Maxon." Excellent condition.

The youngest of the Crumb brothers, Maxon illustrated seven stories and poems by Edgar Allan Poe for the 1997 Maxon's Poe book released by WordPlay Publications. This original drawing, rendered in the artist's pointillistic style, illustrates the climax of "The Cask of Amontillado," in which Montresor walls up the luckless Fortunato in a brick-and-mortar tomb.

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Item number:
312621
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