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Creating a Stage: The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams

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[Hook]
UNTITLED PENCIL AND CHARCOAL DRAWING BY BY GREG HILDEBRANDT, SIGNED
Pencil and charcoal on paper (approximately: 20 x 15 1/2 in.; 51 x 39.5 cm). Original drawing, signed by Hildebrandt in the lower left corner. In custom birch frame (27 3/4 x 22 5/8 in.; 70.5 x 57.5 cm), which echoes the themes of the composition.
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Catalogue Note

Greg Hildebrandt (one half of the Brothers Hildebrandt) was a science fiction and fantasy artist, who produced illustrations for comic books, movie posters, children's books, etc. The present drawing depicts Nana, the Darling family's "prim Newfoundland dog," with Peter Pan's errant shadow in her teeth.

It would seem that Williams appreciated Hildebrandt as an artist. When he finished work on Hook (Tri-Star Picture, 1991), as a parting gift, Williams gave director Stephen Spielberg a painting of Peter Pan by Hildebrandt, as well as a book of his illustrations.   

Creating a Stage: The Collection of Marsha and Robin Williams

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New York