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Robert Crumb

Robert Crumb

Art

Nationality: American

Birth Place: Philadelphia, PA

Biography:
Robert Crumb was born on August 30, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He and his four brothers and sisters all produced homemade comics as children. Crumb's first published work was as an artist for American Greetings cards.

In 1967, Crumb moved to San Francisco, where he produced the first issue of Zap Comix, which kickstarted the entire Underground Comix movement. Among his famous creations are Fritz the Cat and Mr. Natural. He was the subject of Terry Zwigoff's 1994 documentary film, Crumb. Robert Crumb and his wife, cartoonist Aline, currently live in France.

 

Robert Crumb Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
Robert Crumb R. Crumb's Fritz the Cat Cover Original Art (Ballantine, 1969)
Robert Crumb R. Crumb's Fritz the Cat Cover Original Art (Ballantine, 1969)....
Lot 91033
Auction 7163
Saturday, May 20, 2017
$717,000
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Robert Crumb Zap Comix #1 Unused Cover Original Art (1967)....
Lot 92261
Auction 7166
Saturday, August 12, 2017
$525,800
Robert Crumb The People's Comics Complete 4-Page Story Original Art (Golden Gate Publishing Company, 1972).... (Total: 4...
Robert Crumb The People's Comics Complete 4-Page Story Original Art (Golden Gate Publishing Company, 1972).... (Total: 4 Original Art)
Lot 92262
Auction 7166
Saturday, August 12, 2017
$203,150
Robert Crumb Amos Easton Portrait Signed Print (Wildwood Serigraphs, 1997)
Robert Crumb Amos Easton Portrait Signed Print (Wildwood Serigraphs, 1997)....
Lot 13667
Auction 121828
Sunday, July 15, 2018
$288.00
Robert Crumb Art and Beauty #1 Hand-Lettered Production Art (Kitchen Sink, 1995)
Robert Crumb Art and Beauty #1 Hand-Lettered Production Art (Kitchen Sink, 1995)....
Lot 12036
Auction 121827
Sunday, July 8, 2018
$1,680.00

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PLEASE NOTE: All prices realized reflect the final hammer price PLUS the buyer's premium in auctions that charge a buyer's premium. Each item has a notation at the top of the listing indicating whether that lot included a buyer's premium. All information listed is intended to be as accurate as possible, but errors are possible. Please use this guide carefully and inform us of any inaccuracies.



Buy Robert Crumb

ItemCurrent Bid or Price
Robert Crumb - Unpublished "Eggs Ackley Among the Vulture Demonesses" Story Page 1 Original Art (1976)
Robert Crumb - Unpublished "Eggs Ackley Among the Vulture Demonesses" Story Page 1 Original Art (1976)....
Lot 92235
Auction 7189
Friday, August 3, 2018
$1,002.00
Robert Crumb Mr. Natural Comic Strip Original Art dated 8-9-76 (Village Voice, 1976)
Robert Crumb Mr. Natural Comic Strip Original Art dated 8-9-76 (Village Voice, 1976)....
Lot 92236
Auction 7189
Friday, August 3, 2018
$1,800.00
Robert Crumb R. Crumb and his Cheap Suit Serenaders Party Record Front Cover Original Art (Red Goose, 1978)
Robert Crumb R. Crumb and his Cheap Suit Serenaders Party Record Front Cover Original Art (Red Goose, 1978)....
Lot 92237
Auction 7189
Friday, August 3, 2018
$40.00
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Robert Crumb - Placemat Sketch Original Art (c. 1980s-90s)....
Lot 92238
Auction 7189
Friday, August 3, 2018
$110.00
Robert Crumb - Placemat Sketch Original Art (1992)
Robert Crumb - Placemat Sketch Original Art (1992)....
Lot 92239
Auction 7189
Friday, August 3, 2018
$250.00

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