The Fantastic Paintings of Frazetta. Limited deluxe signed edition of 1500 copies includes 16 additional pages of art not in the regular. Fantastic Art of Frank Frazetta. Then he expanded and revised it to include twice as many images and presents them at a much larger coffee-table book size of 10.5 x 14.5 inches!
The collection is brimming with both classic and previously unpublished works of the subjects Frazetta is best remembered for, including barbarians, beasts, and buxom beauties. Discover, or return to, the world's greatest heroic fantasy artist, Frank Frazetta , in this landmark art collection. Said, "Frazetta helped define fantasy heroes like Conan, Tarzan and John Carter of Mars with signature images of strikingly fierce, hard-bodied heroes and bosomy, callipygian damsels".Frazetta took the sex and violence of the pulp fiction of his youth and added even more action, fantasy and potency, but rendered with a panache seldom seen outside of major works of fine art. Despite his fantastic subject matter, the quality of Frazetta's work has not only drawn comparisons to the most brilliant of illustrators, Maxfield Parrish, Frederic Remington, Norman Rockwell, N. Wyeth, but even to the most brilliant of fine artists, including Rembrandt and Michelangelo, and major Frazetta works sell for millions of dollars, breaking numerous records. This innovator's work has not only inspired generations of artists, but also movies and directors including the Conan films, John Carter of Mars, the sensationally successful Lord of the Rings trilogy, Robert Rodriguez' films including. Ralph Bakshi films, the epic, award-winning. Films, Francis Ford Coppola's. Magazine article, "Schwarzenegger's Sargent", led with the line, Which artist helped make Arnold governor? Frank Frazetta, the Rembrandt of barbarians. Martin said, Though he bears only a passing resemblance to the Cimmerian as Robert E. Howard described him, Frazetta's covers of the Conan paperback collections became the definitive picture of the character...
" Schwarzenegger said, "I have not been intimidated that often in my life. But when I looked at Frazetta's paintings, I tell you, it was intimidating. Both of my parents are painters, so I'd known Frazetta's paintings, that's what I wanted to bring to life. See the revolutionary art that helped inspire Schwarzenegger, Momoa. The Lord of the Rings.
Note: Pages 106-109 do not exist in either the hardcover or deluxe editions. The numbering jumps from 105, a right hand page, to 110 on the reverse side of 105. So the book is not missing any pages. Here's a direct quote from the publisher.
A few pages toward the end of the book are mis-numbered. There are NO missing pages.
Page count is as advertised. Those few page numbers will be corrected in the new printing. Fine in Very Fine slipcase (Brand new in publishers shrinkwrap). Fine is the highest grade I use for a 2nd hand, out of print book followed by Very Good, Good etc. Be sure to check my other auctions for more rare out of print material by Robert E Howard, H.Lovecraft, and Clark Ashton Smith. The item "FANTASTIC PAINTINGS OF FRAZETTA LIMITED DELUXE 1500 OP SIGNED SLIPCASED WithEXTRA" is in sale since Sunday, August 9, 2020.
This item is in the category "Books\Nonfiction". The seller is "malygris" and is located in Portland, Oregon.
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