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Will Eisner Art: The Building (1987) pg 41 Lot of 2 * NOT AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE *
WILL EISNER (1917-2005) • The Building
41 (lot of 2
page in the Gilda & Benny chapter of The Building,
Benny finally meets Gilda’s husb and Irving and learns
that Gilda has died.
includes two Eisner
originals: the inked published page, and the
corresponding preliminary pencil drawing, showing how
Will followed through on his first conception.
The final inked page is drawn with brush, pen and
ink on 11 x 14-inch Bristol board, with considerable
“bleed” on the edges that would have been trimmed off in
the printed book.
The blue and black pencil preliminary is drawn on
lightweight white paper 6.25 x 9.5 inches. Note that
Eisner’s pencil indicates he was going to head the page,
“Soon it became more noticeable,” but decided such
lettering would be superfluous in the final rendering.
Both originals are in excellent condition.
Price: $1,900 for the
The Will Eisner estate is exclusively represented by
the Denis Kitchen Art Agency, an affiliate of Steve
Krupp’s Curio Shoppe and Gallery. This drawing is
warranted to be an authentic original created by Will
Eisner, and sold on behalf of his estate. Note: Image
is © Will Eisner Studios, Inc. Reproduction for
commercial purposes requires permission.
Further reference: Much
other Eisner art, plus out-of-print graphic novels,
Spirit comic books and magazines,
Cartoonist Button, and numerous other
Eisner-related items are accessible from our sister
Krupp’s Curio Shoppe. Just type his name (or The
Spirit) into our search bar.