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    BERNARD KLIBAN (American, 1935-1990)
    "Better Let Me Do the Talking", Playboy cartoon illustration, page 164, June 1964
    Ink and watercolor on board
    15.5 x 13.5 in.
    Signed lower right

    In 1962, Kliban became a Playboy cartoonist, contributing cartoons until his death. He is best-known for the book Cat, a collection of cartoons about cats drawn in Kliban's distinctive style. The cat cartoons were discovered by a Playboy editor, and the 1975 book Cat was born.


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    Extreme border corners are frayed and creased; scattered light smudges along borders; otherwise in very good condition. Overall size of 20 x 15 inches.

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