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Lot 92049
Robert Crumb Unpublished Whiteman Meets Bigfoot Illustration (1977). Robert Crumb's classic "Whiteman Meets Bigfoot" story (from 1971's Home Grown Funnies #1) inspired an acquaintance of Crumb, TV commercial director Boyd Jacobson, to write an original screenplay for a film he wished to direct himself. The script expanded Crumb's original story, and Jacobson persuaded Crumb to do a set of original drawings to illustrate new sections of the script. This piece is from that aborted effort, featuring a very Crumb-like Whiteman being carried away by a male Bigfoot. The art is in light graphite and ink on tracing paper, with an image area of approximately 8.5" x 11". Although not signed, the art is in Crumb's mid-1970s style, and was confirmed by the artist to be by him in a recent telephone conversation with Heritage; it came to us directly from the Jacobson family. The art is in Excellent condition.

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Robert Crumb Unpublished Whiteman Meets Bigfoot Illustr

Estimate $1 - $1,000,000May 21, 2010