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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Sabata - Rodolfo Gasparri Movie Poster Painting Original Art

From Heritage Auctions, May 1, 2016.

Rodolfo Gasparri Sabata Movie Poster Painting Original Art (United Artists, 1969). Perennial villain Lee Van Cleef had a rare opportunity to portray a good guy in the Sabata movie series. This fantastic painting by Rodolfo Gasparri captures him completely. Gasparri painted many movie posters for Italian produced movies in the 1960-70s. This one is gouache on illustration board with an image area of 12" x 18". The fake $100 bills are paste-up. It is signed in the top edge of the image area. There is slight handling and tanning; however, it is otherwise in Excellent condition.

Sold for $1,135.25

Original Italian poster below-

1 comment:

  1. Always thought the art on this poster is excellent. Same for Big Gundown.