"Canvas Confidential Velazquez Olivares "Spanish Gentleman" Original Art"   Lot no. 2663

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By Frank Kelly Freas (1922-2005)

1963 (Estimated)
7.00" x 8.50"
Acrylic and Ink on Paper



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Kelly Freas Canvas Confidential Velazquez Olivares "Spanish Gentleman" Original Art (Dial Press, 1963). Canvas Confidential took a look at famous pieces of art as seen from the "other side." This is Freas' version of Velazquez Olivares' classic "Spanish Gentleman" that shows us what the gentleman was really after -- the nearest Howard Johnson's!

The painting is in ink and grey acrylics with photostatted type, and has an image area of 7" x 8.5"; the entire presentation, including Freas' original penciled preliminary art on tracing paper, plus copies of the famous painting and book cover, is mounted on Foamcore board measuring 24.5" x 19.5". In Excellent condition. From the MAD Collection.

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