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Frank Frazetta

Frank Frazetta

Art

Nationality: American

Birth Place: Brooklyn (Delaware county, New York state, United States)

Biography:
Frank Frazetta (American, b. 1928): An artistic prodigy, Frank Frazetta broke into comic books at the age of 16 out of economic necessity. A series of landmark Buck Rogers covers for Famous Funnies and several outstanding EC jobs brought Frazetta to the attention of comic strip artist Al Capp, and he was soon hired to assist on the Li'l Abner Sunday strips from 1952-61.

By the time that Frazetta had quit working for Capp, the comic book market had atrophied and his freelance opportunities had all but dried up. Frazetta was forced into the illustration market at large, and it proved to be a blessing in disguise. After creating a series of well-received movie posters and paperback covers, Frazetta's fortune was secured when he painted his world-famous paperback covers for Robert E. Howard's Conan character. A string of spectacular covers for Warren Publishing's titles Creepy, Eerie, and Vampirella added to his success. Frank Frazetta is now widely regarded as the master of modern fantasy art.

 

Frank Frazetta Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
Frank Frazetta Death Dealer 6 Painting Original Art (1990)
Frank Frazetta Death Dealer 6 Painting Original Art (1990)....
Lot 91016
Auction 7187
Saturday, May 12, 2018
$1,792,500
Frank Frazetta At The Earth's Core Paperback Cover Painting Original Art (1974)
Frank Frazetta At The Earth's Core Paperback Cover Painting Original Art (1974)....
Lot 92069
Auction 7139
Saturday, August 6, 2016
$1,075,500
Frank Frazetta Escape on Venus Painting Original Art (1972)
Frank Frazetta Escape on Venus Painting Original Art (1972)....
Lot 92068
Auction 7189
Saturday, August 4, 2018
$660,000
Frank Frazetta - Woman in Rickshaw Illustration Original Art (Bantam Books, 1978)
Frank Frazetta - Woman in Rickshaw Illustration Original Art (Bantam Books, 1978)....
Lot 12048
Auction 121902
Sunday, January 13, 2019
$3,600.00
Frank Frazetta The Secret of My Success Movie Poster One Sheet (MGM, 1965)
Frank Frazetta The Secret of My Success Movie Poster One Sheet (MGM, 1965)....
Lot 15577
Auction 121852
Sunday, December 30, 2018
$74.00

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ItemCurrent Bid or Price
Frank Frazetta-Related Fanzines Group of 4 (Various Publishers, 1970s) Condition: Average NM-.... (Total: 4 Items)
Frank Frazetta-Related Fanzines Group of 4 (Various Publishers, 1970s) Condition: Average NM-.... (Total: 4 Items)
Lot 13788
Auction 121903
Sunday, January 20, 2019
$36.00
Frank Frazetta Lord of the Rings Signed Limited Edition Portfolio #751/1000 (Middle Earth, 1975).... (1)
Frank Frazetta Lord of the Rings Signed Limited Edition Portfolio #751/1000 (Middle Earth, 1975).... (1)

Auction 121904
Sunday, January 27, 2019
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Frank Frazetta Famous Funnies #209 Cover Original Art (Eastern Color, 1953).... (1)
Frank Frazetta Famous Funnies #209 Cover Original Art (Eastern Color, 1953).... (1)

Auction 7204
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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Frank Frazetta A Princess of Mars Paperback Book Cover Preliminary Original Art (Doubleday, 1970).... (1)
Frank Frazetta A Princess of Mars Paperback Book Cover Preliminary Original Art (Doubleday, 1970).... (1)

Auction 7204
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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Frank Frazetta Cat Girl Illustration Original Art Remarqued on Signed Limited Edition Lithograph Print #140/300 (F... (1...
Frank Frazetta Cat Girl Illustration Original Art Remarqued on Signed Limited Edition Lithograph Print #140/300 (F... (1)

Auction 7204
Saturday, February 23, 2019
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