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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 Art & Beauty #1 Page 14 Hand-Lettered Production Art (Fantagraphics, 1996)
Robert Crumb Art & Beauty #1 Page 14 Hand-Lettered Production Art (Fantagraphics, 1996). ...
Lot 11044
Auction 121835
Sunday, September 2, 2018
$720.00
Robert Crumb Art & Beauty #1 Page 11 Hand-Lettered Production Art (Fantagraphics, 1996)
Robert Crumb Art & Beauty #1 Page 11 Hand-Lettered Production Art (Fantagraphics, 1996)....
Lot 12036
Auction 121832
Sunday, August 12, 2018
$1,020.00

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ItemCurrent Bid or Price
Robert Crumb Monster Greeting Cards #13 Illustration Original Art (Topps, 1965)
Robert Crumb Monster Greeting Cards #13 Illustration Original Art (Topps, 1965)....
Lot 14041
Auction 121838
Sunday, September 23, 2018
$220.00
Robert Crumb Early Hot Jazz Greats Signed Limited Edition Gicleé Print #29/140 (2012).... (1)
Robert Crumb Early Hot Jazz Greats Signed Limited Edition GicleƩ Print #29/140 (2012).... (1)

Auction 121839
Sunday, September 30, 2018
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Robert Crumb Arcade Sketchbook Pages Mae West and Other Portraits Original Art (1962).... (2)
Robert Crumb Arcade Sketchbook Pages Mae West and Other Portraits Original Art (1962).... (2)

Auction 121839
Sunday, September 30, 2018
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Robert Crumb R. Crumb Comics Limited Edition Folio Artist Proof #X/X with Sketch Original Art (Gingko Press, 1992)... (1...
Robert Crumb R. Crumb Comics Limited Edition Folio Artist Proof #X/X with Sketch Original Art (Gingko Press, 1992)... (1)

Auction 7192
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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