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    International Velvet by Robert McGinnis (MGM, 1978). Signed Original Acrylic Poster Painting on Art Board (24" X 24").
    A painter of great renown in both the commercial and artistic worlds, Robert McGinnis' career of over 60 years includes the creation of over 1,200 book covers and illustrations for such magazines as The Saturday Evening Post and National Geographic. But, his most famous works by far are the 40+ movie posters that have been hung in cinemas across the globe for decades. A frequent collaborator with artist Frank McCarthy on such James Bond films like Thunderball and You Only Live Twice, McGinnis also created classic images for pictures like Breakfast at Tiffany's, Barbarella, and even The Incredibles. Made for the modern sequel of the 1944 film National Velvet, this original painting features lovely portraits of stars Tatum O'Neal and Nanette Newman in acrylics on art board. Consisting largely of a painted image, there is a small printed overlay of O'Neal riding her horse at the bottom that was added as the final step of the poster's design. The piece has also been signed by McGinnis, and has masking tape and writing at the top and bottom from the production process. Signs of wear include mild edge wear, smudging, and a crease in the printed overlay, which is beginning to separate from the art board. Please Note: The final image in this lot serves as an example of the approved studio produced image and is not part of this lot. Fine/Very Fine.

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    7th-8th Saturday-Sunday
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