A Will Eisner painting of The Spirit
Lot 2464
A Will Eisner painting of The Spirit
Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium

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A Will Eisner painting of The Spirit A Will Eisner painting of The Spirit
A Will Eisner painting of The Spirit
Watercolor and ink on illustration board, depicting The Spirit and Ellen Dolan walking through Wildwood Cemetery on a misty night. Accompanied by a typed letter signed by Will Eisner, dated April 15, 1986, to Paul Aratow, the producer of a 1987 TV movie entitled The Spirit, stating that Eisner is sending Aratow a painting to be used in connection with the titles of the pilot Aratow is producing, and a photograph of the completed scene (which closely resembles the painting). Together with The Spirit Portfolio (Collectors's Press, 1977) containing ten prints, the first signed by Eisner and numbered 229/1500, with the portfolio itself inscribed and signed, "To Paul / With great / good wishes and / long friendship / Will Eisner."
Overall: 11 1/2 x 10 1/8 in.; Image size: 9 3/4 x 8 1/8 in.
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