(American, 1940-2020) Reclining Nude
, circa 1977
Cast polyester resin
6 1/4" x 15 3/4" x 10 1/2"
Signed and numbered (43/ 51) along the base.
Richard Corben was a celebrated illustrator and comic book artist, best known for his contributions to Heavy Metal Magazine, Marvel, DC, and Dark Horse Comics. His fantasy comics anthology Fantagor
was published over a quarter century, including the long-running title Den
. In 2012, on the heels of further recognition for his work on Dark Horse's Hellboy
, he was elected to the Will Eisner Award Hall of Fame. Literature
Fershid Barucha, Richard Corben: Flights into Fantasy
. Thumb Tack (Brooklyn), 1981. Pg. 18 (illustrated).
Richard Corben's Art Book, Vol. 2. Fantagor Press (Kansas City), 1994. Pg. 20 (illustrated).
Good condition, with a little bit of rubbing to the patina at one knee, and some scattered soiling.