Lot 616
  • 616

OSAMU TEZUKA | Flying Astro Boy with Phoenix signed by Osamu Tezuka with two antique comic books

Estimate
150,000 - 250,000 HKD
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Description

  • OSAMU TEZUKA
  • Flying Astro Boy with Phoenix signed by Osamu Tezuka with two antique comic books
  • watercolour on paper and first edition comic books published in 1949 & 1957
  • work: 23 by 14 cm.   9 by 5 1/2  in.comic book 1: 17.4 by 12.1 cm.   6 7/8  by 4 3/4  in.comic book 2: 22.8 by 14.7 cm.   9 by 5 3/4  in.
  • Executed circa 1970s.
signed by Osamu Tezuka

Provenance

Private Collection (gifted from the artist)
Acquired from the above by the present owner This work is accompanied with a certificate of registration issued by Osamu Tezuka Works of Art Registration Meeting

Condition

These works are in very good conditions overall. Original drawing: This work is in very good condition. Two comic books: There are minor discolouration to the papers and wear to the edges. Occasional tears can be found with taping, all consistent to the age of the medium.
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