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Henry Hill (1943-2012) "Goodfellas" Original Painting Depicting "I'll Get the Money" Lion Scene - This piece is an original painting by the Lucchese crime family associate and inspiration for the film "Goodfellas", Henry Hill. Hill was an American criminal, who was associated with the Lucchese crime family from 1955 to 1980, before becoming an FBI informant in 1980. His life story was documented in the true crime book " Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family" by Nicholas Pileggi, which was subsequently adapted by Martin Scorsese into the critically acclaimed film "Goodfellas", in which Hill was portrayed by Ray Liotta. This original painting by Henry Hill depicts the scene in the film in which Jimmy and Henry are in a car beating up a guy over money he owes Paulie, and they drive him into Tampa's city zoo and threaten to feed him to the lions. The painting is signed by Henry Hill in the lower right corner, and is also signed and stamped on the back of the piece and dated "2012". The piece measures approx. 14" x 10".

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Henry Hill "Goodfellas" Original Painting

Estimate $3,000 - $3,500Mar 24, 2018
5737 Kanan Road
Agoura Hills, CA 91301
United States
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