Friday, May 26, 2017

Original Houdini-Doyle artwork by Luis Dominguez

This beautiful original artwork by Luis Dominguez sold at Heritage Auctions last year for $1,553.50 (including buyer's premium). This was created for the cover of a Ripley's Believe It Or Not comic book in 1979, but what a great piece of standalone Houdini-Doyle artwork this makes.

Luis Dominguez Ripley's Believe It Or Not #89 Arthur Conan Doyle and Houdini Cover Original Art (Gold Key, 1979). The creator of Sherlock Holmes was actually friends with the world's greatest escape artist, Harry Houdini... Believe it... or not! This fantastic cover by Luis Dominguez is painted in gouache on illustration board with an image area of 12.5" x 17". The colors are bright and vibrant and it is in Excellent condition.

You can see this artwork on the finished comic book cover in this post: Houdini & Doyle - Believe It or Not!


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