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    A Mae West Original Gouache and Ink Collage Used as the Cover Art for Her Record Album "Mae West," 1970. Rendered on two pieces of oversized paper that have been taped together, depicting multiple psychedelically-colored images of the star and W.C. Fields, signed in the lower left "Dick Ellescas," taped to a larger piece of cardboard with a plastic overlay (to protect the work); used as the cover art for the star's 1970 record album comprising her "voice tracks from her greatest movies;" together with four other over-sized pieces including: 1) a one-sheet poster mounted to cardboard from West's 1978 Crown International Pictures film, "Sextette" (her last film role); 2) a 1948 advertisement that ran in 'Variety' magazine printed on a sheet of metal; 3) a large black and white photograph of a marquee with a birthday message for West; and 4) a piece of fan art depicting West as one of the busts on Mount Rushmore; included with a signed 'Letter of Provenance' from John West, Mae's nephew. (Please note all pieces are in varying states of condition.) [See Lot 89153]
    29" x 46" and smaller


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    Auction Dates
    June, 2016
    24th-25th Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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