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    David Bowie vintage original self-portrait as "Thomas Jerome Newton" from The Man Who Fell to Earth. (British Lion, 1976) In developing his character, the multi-talented Bowie created a sketch of himself as an alien. Accomplished in artist pens and gouache on 12 x 17.75 in. beige artist paper, tipped to 16 x 20 in. ivory backing paper. Signed over the right shoulder of the image, "For Nick, Love Bowie". In the upper right corner, Bowie has also written an inscription in an alien language of his own invention. The sketch was originally presented to director Nicolas Rogue, who in turn gifted it to Bowie co-star Candy Clark. The sketch exhibits minor fading with some slight edge chipping. In overall, vintage very good condition. From the personal collection of actress Candy Clark.

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    September, 2015
    29th Tuesday
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