Lot #8006
Bob Dylan Original Sketch

"Little Willie" in studio—a sketch by the youthful Bob Dylan

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Estimate: $500+

Description

"Little Willie" in studio—a sketch by the youthful Bob Dylan

Original vintage pencil sketch by the young Bob Dylan of "'Little' Willie, Lead Singer of The Nightgales" on an off-white lined 8 x 10.5 sheet, sent to his girlfriend Barbara Hewitt during his high school years. The sketch shows 'Little Willie' with a microphone suspended above him. In very good to fine condition, with intersecting folds and a few stains to lower right.

This drawing is proof positive that Bob Dylan has always been a visual artist—from this sketch of "Little Willie" to his pioneering 'Subterranean Homesick Blues' film to the current-day 'Drawn Blank' series and 'Mondo Scripto' illustrated lyrics, Dylan is an artist in every sense of the word.




From the collection of Barbara Ann Hewitt

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Marvels of Modern Music
  • Dates: #648 - Ended November 17, 2022





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