Lot 299 of 340:
S. CLAY WILSON Brooklyn College ORIGINAL ART, 1997  

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$3,000 - $5,000

Original Art by S. Clay Wilson for Brooklyn College

[Original Comic Art] S. Clay Wilson





Ink and white-out on heavy bristol board, measuring 10" x 10", signed "S. Clay Wilson". Excellent condition.

Pen and ink drawing by S. Clay Wilson, created in 1994 for a Water Row Press t-shirt design promoting the "Beat-L" Beat Generation forum of the Brooklyn College. The richly-detailed illustration captures Wilson's talent at its apex, with intricate linework delineating a host of masterful details (the coffee ring on the poet's latest composition, dedicated to "Ginsy," is a particularly nice touch). Accompanying the lot is an example of the finished t-shirt (size XL), and a two-sided photocopy of a preliminary sketch of the t-shirt design, which documents Wilson's creative process. Examples of Wilson's published and commercial original art seldom come to market, and since the artist's tragic incapacitation in 2008, even his fan sketches are becoming difficult to find. 

Consignments Accepted for PBA's Next Comic Book Auction. Golden Age, Silver Age, Pre-Code, Original Art, Interesting Ephemera Sought. Contact [email protected] for details.

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Reoffered as item 322203


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