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    James Dean Bizarre Female Marionette Sketch. Hauntingly eerie drawing -- surely the most harrowing of the bunch -- showing a horrific, dessicated female marionette (strings attached, including one to a hook in her head). She lies naked in an X-rated pose upon a stage with floodlights, curtains and a cloudy sky backdrop, and above the curtain is a circle, upon which looms a large "?". The 8.5" x 11" sketch is undeniably gruesome, but fascinating and created with true and quite stunning artistry. Blue ink drawing on yellow paper, and in Excellent condition. Whatever James Dean was conveying here about women, theatre, life or all these things is lost to the ages, but there's much here to ponder, and the mind boggles. Here's a lurid peek into the psyche of one of the screen's most legendary stars. From the James Dean Museum archive. With COA from David Loehr.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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