Hugh Hefner’s Funnies: Over 55 Years of PLAYBOY Cartoons – more than 100 originals in Heritage Aucti Rare Hugh Hefner drawn PLAYBOY cartoon among the many - Vargas, Neiman and more - readies for public auction at Heritage in Dallas, Feb. 26
Femlin Hanging a Christmas Stocking, PLAYBOY illustration, group of 2, page 174, December 1970, a pair of the artists iconic nymphs direct from one of the greatest periods of the long PLAYBOY enterprise. It carries an estimate of $6000-$9000. Also featured is one of the greatest and most infamous cartoons by macabre master Gahan Wilson, Playboy cartoon illustration, page 179, April 1971, featuring an unsuspecting patient and murderous eye doctor. Estimate: $2000-$3000.
“Given Playboy’s commitment from the outset to showcasing the greatest artists in the industry,” said Jaster, “this special auction represents nothing less than a star-studded tour through the 20th century’s cartoon highlights.”
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