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Masters of Comics - I

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Masters of Comics

thu 17 December 2020
Milan - Via San Marco 2
SINGLE SESSION 17/12/2020 Hours 10:00
A selection of comics and illustrations from private collections
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1 - 60  of 70 LOTS
1

Dino Buzzati (1906-1972) Vecchia Auto. Testo e Illustrazioni di Dino Buzzati

The Veteran Car. Text and illustrations by Dino Buzzati. Published privately on behalf of Mr. Enrico Lossa . Officina d’Arte Grafica A. Lucini e C. of Milan [sic]»), 1968. Complete portfolio containing 4 silk screen prints, hand-signed by Buzzati. Light [..]
€ 1.600,00 / 3.000,00
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2

Titti Garelli (1948) Gothic Queens: Pink Roses & Red Orchid

A couple of paintings belonging to the collection of ”Gothic Queens”. Acrylic on thin cardboard. Each approx. Cm 21x21. Titled, dated 2019 and signed on the back. Very good condition.
€ 1.300,00 / 2.000,00
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3

Lady Be (1990) Superman

Plastic and resin objects on wood. Cm 60x60. 2017. Signed on the back. Very good condition.
€ 2.000,00 / 3.000,00
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4

Emanuele Luzzati (1921-2007) Giovannino Senza Paura

Original illustration for Ermanno Detti’s children story. Mixed technique on Fabriano paper. Cm 22x31. Signed, n.d. but early 80s. Light colour traces in the right white margin. Art in very good condition.
€ 500,00 / 800,00
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5

Emanuele Luzzati (1921-2007) L’ incontro Felice di Alice

Pastel and collage on drawing thin cardboard. Art cm 24x33. Signed. Not dated but '70s. Very good condition. Framed.
€ 700,00 / 1.200,00
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6

Leonardo Mattioli (1928-1999) Le Avventure di Pinocchio di Collodi: Melampo

Unpublished illustration for “Pinocchio”, edited by Vallecchi in 1955. Mixed technique on thin cardboard. Cm 26.5x16. Excellent condition.
€ 1.800,00 / 2.500,00
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7

Leonardo Mattioli (1928-1999) Le Avventure di Pinocchio di Collodi: Pinocchio e i Pipistrelli

Unpublished illustration for “Pinocchio”, edited by Vallecchi in 1955. Mixed technique on thin cardboard. Cm 28x20.5. Titled, signed and dated on the lower-right; an unobtrusive inscription on the bottom-left margin. Excellent condition.
€ 2.200,00 / 3.000,00
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8

Ferenc Pinter (1931-2008) Poirot: la Dama velata e altre storie

Original cover art for the Agatha Christie’s collected novels, published in Oscar Mondadori collection, 1995. Tempera on paper stuck on thin cardboard. Approx. cm 14x19. Very good condition. Framed.
€ 1.200,00 / 1.800,00
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9

Karel Thole (1914-2000) La Settima Vittima

Original cover art for Robert Sheckley’s “The Seventh Victim” novel, published in Italy in Oscar Fantascienza, Mondadori 1975. Tempera on cardboard. Cm 36x23 (art cm 29x17). Very good condition.
€ 700,00 / 1.300,00
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10

Karel Thole (1914-2000) Asimov Trilogia Galattica

Original cover art for Asimov’s Trilogy, published in Oscar Fantascienza’s box, Mondadori 1980. Tempera on cardboard. Cm 34x20. Very good condition.
€ 700,00 / 1.300,00
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11

Studio Valentino Fashion Art

Lot of 6 original Valentino fashion art, 1980 circa. Mixed technique on thin cardboard. Approx. cm 30x30 each. Very good condition.
€ 300,00 / 500,00
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12

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Guido Crepax (1933-2003) Quarto Gran Premio della Lotteria di Monza – Formula Junior

Original promotional cover illustration for Shell. Indian ink and tempera on cardboard. Cm 51x41. Signed. Original cover art for the 1962 sporting event. Published in the exhibition catalog “Crepax 300 all’ora”, 2018 included in the lot. Very good con [..]
€ 2.000,00 / 3.500,00
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14

Guido Crepax (1933-2003) Donna con Pantera

Original advertising painting for foulard, late 60s. Indian ink and watercolour on carboard. Cm 51x51.5. Very good condition.
€ 6.000,00 / 9.000,00
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15

José Pepe Gonzàlez (1939-2009) Illustrazione Sentimentale

Lapis and charcoal pencil on thin cardboard. Cm 36x51. Signed. Not dated but 1980s. Excellent condition.
€ 200,00 / 350,00
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16

José Pepe Gonzàlez Amore d’Inverno

Lapis and charcoal pencil on thin cardboard. Cm 36x51. Signed. Not dated but 1980s. Light folds on edges but art in good condition.
€ 250,00 / 400,00
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17

Chester Gould (1900-1985) Dick Tracy – Crimestoppers

Original Sunday page published on the 12/5/1965. Pencil and Indian ink on thin carboards. Cm 64x51. Signed in the penultimate cartoon. Good condition.
€ 1.000,00 / 1.800,00
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18

Benito Jacovitti (1923-1977) Così si vota

Lot of 3 political posters and a brochure created for DC political campaign in 1975. Each poster cm 70x50. Brochure cm 30.5x21. PP. 16 with Jacovitti’s double page. Light yellowings but good condition.
€ 200,00 / 350,00
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19

Benito Jacovitti (1923-1977) Ufficio Timbri

Humorous original illustration. Pencil and Indian ink on drawing thin cardboard. Cm 36.5x29. Signed and dated 1980. Light yellowing on the upper-left margin but art in very good condition.
€ 800,00 / 1.300,00
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20

Benito Jacovitti (1923-1977) Grazia Ricevuta

Original illustration, pencil and Indian ink on drawing thin cardboard. Cm 36.5x29. Signed. Light yellowing on the upper-left margin but art in very good condition.
€ 800,00 / 1.300,00
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21

Benito Jacovitti (1923-1977) Automobilista Fetente

Original illustration, Indian ink, tempera and watercolour on drawing paper. Cm 42x28.5. Signed, not dated but late 70s. Very good condition.
€ 900,00 / 1.500,00
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22

Benito Jacovitti (1923-1977) Baccanale – Imola '96

Big-sized promotional original illustration with gastronomic subject. Cm 50x58. Signed. Very good condition.
€ 1.800,00 / 3.000,00
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23

Larry Camarda (1965) Corto Maltese / Paolo Conte

Mash-up Comics for Club Tenco, 2019. Pencil and Indian ink on thin cardboard. Cm 42x30. Signed. Not dated but 2018. Very good condition.
€ 400,00 / 700,00
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24

Larry Camarda (1965) Un Diaboliko Trio – Tributo alle Sorelle Giussani

Vertical art. Mixed technique on thin cardboard with untrimmed edges. Cm 77x18.5. Signed and dated 2019. Framed.
€ 400,00 / 700,00
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25

Larry Camarda (1965) Lo Sconosciuto – The Unknow

Original art. Tribute to Magnus. Pencil, Indian ink and watered-down Indian ink on 640g thin cardboard with untrimmed edges. Cm 28x77. Together with the colour executive, Indian ink and ecoline on thin cardboard. Cm 33x70. Both signed with Artist’s stamp. [..]
€ 600,00 / 900,00
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26

Roberto Raviola Magnus (1939-1996) Tex, Carson e Tom Devlin

Characters’ study for Tex Special Issue #9 “La Valle del Terrore”, published by Bonelli, 1996. Lapis, green pencil and Indian ink on ruled paper. Cm 30x42. Signed with monogram. Very good condition.
€ 3.000,00 / 5.000,00
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27

Roberto Raviola Magnus (1939-1996) La Valle del Terrore

Unique copy: Artist’s edition by Alessandro Editore, in artist’s binding created by the Master Luigi Castiglioni with onlaid leather inserts. Together with an original unpublished strip, pencil and Indian ink on thin cardboard, approx. cm 17x36, and [..]
€ 6.000,00 / 9.000,00
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28

Milo Manara (1945) Marcello Mastroianni in: la Dolce Vita

Mixed technique on thin coloured cardboard. Cm 50x32.5. Signed at the bottom-right. QUALITY: A-. Light browning on the cardboard’s margins, core part intact. Realized in the early 2000s, and published in the catalogue “RomArcord” in [..]
€ 4.000,00 / 5.500,00
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29

Enrico Marini (1969) Batman Gothic

Original illustration. Pencil and Indian ink on thin cardboard. Cm 30x21. Signed and dated 2019. Very good condition.
€ 1.200,00 / 2.000,00
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30

Enrico Marini (1969) Catwoman

Original Illustration. Mixed technique on thin cardboard. Cm 30x21. Signed and dated 2019. A small colour stain on the right white margin, else very good condition.
€ 1.200,00 / 2.000,00
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31

Enrico Marini (1969) The Joker

Original illustration. Mixed technique on coloured thin cardboard. Cm 29.5x21. Signed and dated 2020. Excellent condition.
€ 1.200,00 / 1.600,00
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32

Frank Miller (1957) Sin City Hell and Back

Tavola originale pubblicata a pag. 23 della miniserie facente parte della saga di “Sin City”, edita da Dark Horse Comics tra il novembre 2004 e il marzo 2005. Matita e china su cartoncino professionale. Cm 43x28. Opera originale dello scrittore e disegnatore [..]
€ 4.500,00 / 7.500,00
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33

Attilio Micheluzzi (1930 – 1990) Mermoz

Mermoz original art published on page 92 of the graphic novel. Previously published in the magazine “Corto Maltese”, Rizzoli 1986. Pencil and Indian ink on thin cardboard. Approx. cm 49x34. Very good condition.
€ 300,00 / 500,00
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34

Attilio Micheluzzi (1930 – 1990) Rosso Stenton Shanghai

Stenton, original art published on page 36 of the first adventure. Previously published in the magazine “L’Eternauta”, Comic Art 1982-1983. Pencil and Indian ink on thin cardboard. Approx. cm 49x35. Very good condition.
€ 500,00 / 900,00
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35

Jean Giraud Moebius (1938 – 2012) Personaggio Spaziale

Original illustration, Indian ink, watercolour and silver on paper. Approx. cm 25x16. Signed and dated 1991. Light yellowings. Good condition.
€ 500,00 / 800,00
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36

Paolo Parente (1965) Alba Nera Sourcebook

Original cover art for role-playing gamebook. Mixed technique and collage on cardboard. Cm 50x36. Very good condition.
€ 200,00 / 350,00
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37

Andrea Pazienza (1956- 1988) Lontano da dove

Original first edition 2-sheet poster. Cm 140x100. Folded. Excellent condition.
€ 200,00 / 350,00
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38

Andrea Pazienza (1956- 1988) Sulle Vie della Seta

Lithographic portfolio n. 1, created by ART Core Edizioni, 1989. Limited edition of only 300 copies (our n. 177/300). Editorial box, cm 71x51. One colophon plate and 11 silk-screen prints on high-quality thin cardboard with untrimmed edges. Very good [..]
€ 250,00 / 400,00
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39

Andrea Pazienza (1956- 1988) Ouverture (Allegro con fuoco)

Third original art for the story published in “Perché Pippo Sembra Uno Sballato”, Primo Carnera, 1983. Pencil, Indian ink and collage on thin cardboard. Cm 42.5x30.5. Excellent condition.
€ 5.000,00 / 8.000,00
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40

Andrea Pazienza (1956- 1988) Cannibale: Bono Sto Nero!

A couple of illustrations composed by a preliminary pencil art, in the upper part, and a final drawing in the lower part. Pencil and Indian ink on Fabriano thin cardboard. Overall, cm 48x34. Central archive’s folding. On the back, a pencil study. A [..]
€ 800,00 / 1.300,00
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41

Andrea Pazienza (1956- 1988) Perché Pippo Sembra uno Sballato: Agnus Dei…

Preliminary unpublished drawing for the third page of the short-story “Agnus Dei”. Pencil and marker on thin cardboard. Cm 51x35. Not dated but early 80s. Very good condition.
€ 1.500,00 / 2.000,00
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42

Hugo Pratt (1927-1995) Corto Maltese: Tango

Corto Maltese: Tango. Original strip published in the graphic novel in 1980. Pencil and Indian ink on thin cardboard. Cm 16.5x48. Three silk-screen prints of the celebrated Tango portfolio were realized from this strip. Very good condition.
€ 13.000,00 / 20.000,00
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43

Hugo Pratt (1927-1995) Corto Maltese: Tango

Complete portfolio with 12 silk-screen prints. A copy from the not-for-sale head limited run of only 50 copies with Roman numeration (our copy #XXVII). Almost as new. All the prints are numbered and signed by Pratt. Complete of the editorial box, bright [..]
€ 3.000,00 / 5.000,00
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44

Charles Schulz (1922 – 2000) A Boy Named Charlie Brown: Cat – Mouse – Dog

Original production cel, early 70s. Indian ink and tempera on 4-layers acetate. Cm 28x35.5. Very good condition.
€ 400,00 / 700,00
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45

Charles Schulz (1922 – 2000) Snoopy: Dear Mrs. Payne

Original illustration. Markers on paper. Art cm 28x22. Finely-preserved colours. Art in very good condition. Together with the original the postal official card and the COA, released by Van Eaton Galleries, California.
€ 2.500,00 / 4.000,00
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46

Sergio Toppi (1932-2012) La Leggenda del Serpente

Original portfolio illustration. Mixed technique on thin cardboard. Approx. cm 49.5x35. Signed. Not dated but ealy 2000s. Very good condition.
€ 2.700,00 / 4.000,00
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47

Danijel Žeželj (1966) Graphic Novel

Original graphic novel art. Pencil and Indian ink on thin cardboard. Cm 30.5x22.5. Early 2000s. Signed. Very good condition.
€ 500,00 / 900,00
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48

AA. VV. Manifesti Quadragono

Lotto di 6 manifesti legati ai segni zodiacali realizzati per il mitico portfolio Quadragono nel 1972.
€ 200,00 / 400,00
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49

Sergio Zaniboni (1937-2017) Diabolik il Re del Terrore

Acrylic painting on canvas. Cm 68x88. Signed. Art created in 2015. Astorina Publishing House stamp and Artist’s signature on the back. Very good condition. Framed.
€ 1.800,00 / 3.300,00
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50

Carl Barks (1901 – 2000) Donald Duck

Barks’ Donald Duck preliminary study. Blue pencil on paper. Cm 28x36. Very good condition.
€ 1.300,00 / 2.000,00
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51

Giovanni Battista Carpi (1927 – 1999) Pippo in Scooter

Goofy original illustration for Disney’s manual, early 1970s. Mixed technique on thin cardboard. Cm 16.7x15. Very good condition.
€ 300,00 / 500,00
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52

Giovanni Battista Carpi (1927 – 1999) Paperino e la Foca

Donald Duck original illustration for Disney’s manual, early 70s. Mixed technique on thin cardboard. Cm 16x16. Very good condition.
€ 300,00 / 500,00
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53

Giovanni Battista Carpi (1927 – 1999) II Gufo, il Gallo e Cip

Three original illustrations on unique support for Disney’s manual, early 70s. Mixed technique on thin cardboard. Cm 18.3x24. Very good condition.
€ 250,00 / 400,00
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54

Floyd Gottferdson - Roman Arambula (1905-1986)(1936-2020) Mickey Mouse

Mickey Mouse original daily strip for US daily newspapers, published on the 12/31/1971. Pencil, Indian ink and contact screen on thin cardboard. Cm 14x53. Irregularly trimmed upper margin but very good condition.
€ 375,00 / 600,00
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55

Hank Porter (1900-1951) Practical Pig World War II Insignia Drawing

A rare preliminary drawing for US Air Force war insignia, about 1940. Lapis and blue pencil on paper. Cm 27x21.5. Very good condition.
€ 600,00 / 1.000,00
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56

Romano Scarpa (1927-2005) Bip Bip 15

9th original art for the story published on page 105 of “Topolino Libretto”, special issue #500. Mondadori, June 1965. Pencil and Ink on thin cardboard. Cm 36.5x25. Very good condition.
€ 800,00 / 1.500,00
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57

Cristina Spagnoli Ariel la Sirenetta

Original cover art for Disney magazine, 90s. Mixed technique on thin cardboard. Cm 31x23. Framed.
€ 400,00 / 700,00
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58

Ambrogio Vergani

Lot of three original Christmas illustrations. Mixed technique on thin cardboard. Each cm 25.5x36.5. All signed. Not dated but 1980s. Very good condition.
€ 250,00 / 400,00
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59

Ambrogio Vergani Topolino e Il Grillo

Mickey Mouse original illustration. Mixed technique on wood. Cm 33x44. Signed. Excellent condition.
€ 300,00 / 500,00
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60

Ambrogio Vergani Paperina

Daisy Duck original illustration, 1972. Mixed technique on Schoeller cardboard. Cm 36.5x51. Signed. Very good condition.
€ 250,00 / 400,00
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