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Lot 367

Ed Paschke 1993 Playboy Cover Pastel Maquette

Estimate: $9,000 - $12,000

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Paschke, Ed (Edward Francis), (American 1939-2004), Playboy 40th Anniversary Logo, 1993, color oil pastels and mixed media, 10.75 x 8.75 inches, signed in pencil, dated, and inscribed Playboy 40th Anniversary Issue Cover, framed 17.75 x 14.25 inches. This drawing was the study for the 40th Anniversary issue of Playboy, January 1994 Issue, with an accompanying note from the artist on the reverse, "Dear Alex, Here is the color sketch that the Playboy 40th Ann. Cover is based on. The slight bend in the center won't show when it is framed w/ mat, I hope you enjoy it. Sincerely, Ed Paschke". Provenance: Darthea Speyer, Paris; a Speyer Family member.


In very good condition apart from the artist's horizontal fold along the center. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: .

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