R. Crumb, This Cartooning is Tricky Business
Lot 122
Robert Crumb (American, b.1943) This Cartooning is Tricky Business, 1979 sight 13 x 8 1/2in (32.3 x 21cm)
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Robert Crumb (American, b.1943)
This Cartooning is Tricky Business, 1979
signed by the artist in the copyright line
pen and ink with brush on paper
sight 13 x 8 1/2in (32.3 x 21cm)

Footnotes

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

    Note:
    This artwork was for the inside front cover of the one page feature "This Cartooning Business is Tricky Business," from SNOID COMICS, December 1979, Kitchen Sink Enterprises. As Didier Moiselet describes, "The character created by the artist, or its creation, takes hold of him... One page by Robert Crumb is enough to express what perspires out of a million books."
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