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    John Lennon - "Aquabee Quickie Sketch Pad" Drawing Original Art (1976). As John and Yoko celebrated the birth of their son Sean, they made plans to visit Japan. In preparation for the trip, John enrolled in the famous Berlitz School of Languages to study Japanese. Part of his training involved an assignment consisting of a series of sketches, illustrated by John with phonetic Japanese captions. This drawing is one of twenty-one done at the time by Lennon, this one featuring the captions "Excuse me a little", and "Yes, go ahead." The sketch appears to be in ballpoint pen, on a sketchbook page measuring approximately 8.5" x 5.5"; it has been professionally matted to an overall size of 23" x 20", and is in Excellent condition. Lennon sketches are always tough to find; here's something a little different from one of the greatest Rock artists of all time, drawn as he entered what would be the last phase of his life -- loving father and husband. Authenticated by Frank Caiazzo, noted Beatles expert.

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    Sep-Oct, 2004
    30th-1st Thursday-Friday
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