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    Blade Runner unpublished original concept drawing by Mentor Huebner. (WB, 1982) Vintage original concept drawing accomplished in charcoal on 12 x 18 in. artist's vellum by visionary world-builder Mentor Huebner. Signed at right. Depicting a gritty urban street scene in the ecologically distressed and tech-crammed Los Angeles of 2019. Interestingly, Art Director David L. Snyder recollects that he actually built the jumbotron (the screen showing a sumo match) on Warner Bros.'s backlot New York street set, but was never able to get it running due to budget constraints. Also, the costumes worn by the figures in the drawing indicate that the design dates from the earliest days of production, when the work of Moebius served as a model for the look of the film, before the artist officially dropped out of the project. An important genesis document of one of the most unique and influential conceptions of the future ever set to film. Small tear at upper right corner. Otherwise in vintage fine condition. From the archive of David L. Snyder. Accompanied by a LOA from Snyder.

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    December, 2019
    17th Tuesday
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