R. Crumb, Mr. Natural
Lot 117
Robert Crumb (American, b.1943) Mr. Natural, 1971 (7) sight each sheet 14 x 11in (35.5 x 27.5cm)
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Robert Crumb (American, b.1943)
Mr. Natural, 1971 (7)
pen and ink with brush on paper
sight each sheet 14 x 11in (35.5 x 27.5cm)

Footnotes

  • Exhibition:
    Lyon, France, Institut d'art contemporain de Villeurbanne, Biennale d'art contemporain, September 12 - December 31st, 2005

    Note:
    This is the original artwork for a seven page story entitled Mr. Natural, from Mr. Natural No. 2, October 1971, The San Francisco Comicbook Company.

    In this seven page story, Crumb has a field day with 1970s cults and his alter-ego from the subconscious id, Mr. Snoid, makes a cameo appearance. Described by Didier "an authentic wise man and a vulgar quack," Mr. Snoid was "a very natural 'hero' at a time where the religious communities and sects are developing with real and untrue prophets."
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