James Bond: A portrait painting of Roger Moore, attributed to Robert McGinnis, 1974, believed to be the original 'The Man With The Golden Gun' poster artwork, subsequently used throughout the Roger Moore as Bond campaigns,
Lot 80
James Bond: A portrait painting of Roger Moore, attributed to Robert McGinnis, 1974, believed to be the original 'The Man With The Golden Gun' poster artwork, subsequently used throughout the Roger Moore as James Bond promotional campaigns,
Sold for £5,400 (US$ 9,071) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
James Bond: A portrait painting of Roger Moore, attributed to Robert McGinnis, 1974,
believed to be the original 'The Man With The Golden Gun' poster artwork, subsequently used throughout the Roger Moore as James Bond promotional campaigns,
large format watercolour and gouache on paper, mounted on board, unsigned, 30 x 36 inches

Footnotes

  • Robert McGinnis is an illustrator and artist known particularly for his numerous book illustrations and striking instantly recognisable film poster designs including Breakfast At Tiffany's, Arabesque, Barbarella and Thunderball.

Saleroom notices

  • Following further research and having made contact with Robert McGinnis, the painting was possibly executed by the artist, however due to the time that has elapsed since its creation he is unable to confirm this. Mr. McGinnis has given us the following statement regarding the painting: "It's possible I did it and have forgotten; however, if I didn't do it, someone made an exact copy of my final poster painting of Roger Moore." Please note: Eon Productions Ltd. Informs any potential bidders that all the materials in this lot are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced in any format, printed or digital without first seeking permission in writing from Eon Productions Ltd.
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    Specialist - Entertainment Memorabilia
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