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    Sale 5424

    Vintage Film Posters

    17 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 208

    Le Mans, 1971

    Price Realised  

    Le Mans, 1971
    Tom Jung
    an original concept sketch for the U.S. poster campaign, graphite on paper, signed -- 18x24in. (46x61cm.), archivally framed, overall measurements -- 24½x30in. (62x76cm.); and
    - two other sketches by Jung featuring Steve McQueen in the famous 'salute to the crowd' pose, one with two pieces of paper attached to the back with alternative hand poses, graphite on paper, both -- 17x14in. (43.2x35.6cm.), with a corresponding colour reproduction of a Cinema Center Films Pressbook, featuring the final artwork -- 14x8¼in. (35.5x21cm.)


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