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    Pre Columbian-Style Bull Statue Featured in Sanford Roth Photos of James Dean. This medium-sized, ornate 14" x 18" pre-Columbian painted pottery model of a bull, visible in the foreground of a series of photos of James Dean (and his cat, Marcus) by Sanford Roth. The famed photographer met Dean during the filming of Giant, and served as the actor's photography tutor and also shot a number of great photos of the actor during the final months -- and final hours -- of his life. The bull was made in Pucara, Peru, is approximately 70 years old, and in Excellent condition, on a wood pedestal measuring 14" x 3" x 6". Included with the lot is a print of the photo.

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    October, 2006
    6th-7th Friday-Saturday
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