17 December 2003
John Dempsey (20th Century)
You really hate the guy, don't you?
signed 'John Dempsey' (lower right), Playboy stamps on recto and verso, caption written below image
ink and watercolor on illustration board taped at edges to cardboard
17¾ x 14 5/8 in. (45.2 x 37.2 cm.)
RUN DATE: February 1956.
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