Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    A James Dean Original Drawing / Mock Up Copy by John Van Hamersveld for the Cover of 'Rolling Stone' Magazine, 1974. Part photostat and part rendered in pencil and color pencil on two separate sheets of paper taped together (which were then taped onto another larger piece of paper), depicting the actor's beautiful face as a car key is held in front of him, numerous penciled annotations around the margins including "Rolling Stone Mag, April 74;" final version of the work ended up being used on the June 20, 1974 cover. According to the consignor, the artwork came from personal collection of record executive Michael Klenfner.
    Matted and Framed: 25" x 20"; Work Only: 18" x 14"

    John Van Hamersveld, a multi-talented graphic artist, is best known for designing now-iconic rock album covers including the Beatles' "Magical Mystery Tour" and the Rolling Stones' "Exile on Main Street" among countless others; he also created the famous Day-Glo poster for the 1966 cult film, "The Endless Summer" which continues to be hung in college dorms 48 years later!


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2014
    6th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 879

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $100,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $100,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    This item cannot be shipped using standard methods. Please contact us for more information. Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions  |  Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments |  Glossary of Terms

    Sold on Dec 6, 2014 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 43 days left to consign to the 2021 November 7 Guitars and Musical Instruments Signature Auction!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I think Heritage deserves a lot of credit for covering all technical bases without a hitch.
    Roy M.,
    New York, NY
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search