Lot #194
Jim Morrison

The whimsical side of the teenage Doors frontman-to-be
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Description

The whimsical side of the teenage Doors frontman-to-be

Handmade collage comic strip circa 1957, signed “Jim,” on an off-white 12 x 3.75 sheet. Comic features clipped cartoon characters affixed to the sheet, with speech bubbles written by Morrison beside each one. From left to right, the words read: “By Jove…By Jove men, look at that dog…Sniff Sniff…Piss on comic books…Potrezbie?…How the hell should we know…What the Hell am I doing in this furshluginner comic strip?” Nicely float-mounted and framed in a shadowbox to an overall size of 17.5 x 9. In fine condition. Provenance: Christie’s 1994, 2012. A one-of-a-kind piece of artwork that offers a unique perspective on Morrison’s thoughts and creativity as a young man. Pre-certified Roger Epperson/REAL and RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Marvels of Modern Music Auction
  • Dates: #415 - Ended September 26, 2013





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