[Lithograph]: "Linear Fantasy"


Price: $4,500.00

Unbound. Original lithograph in black and orange. Image measures 11.75" x 18.25" (with margins 16" x 23.25"). Glazed and framed. Hand titled, dated, Signed and Inscribed by Miller below the image: "For Sydney Omarr – Linear Fantasy – Henry Miller 1973." Surreal image with discernible human faces. Unexamined out of the frame, but all indications are that the lithograph is in fine condition. On the reverse is an old label, contemporary with the frame, indicating the lithograph was framed in Santa Monica, California. Omarr was a close friend of Miller's and famous as the "astrologer to the stars." He published a daily horoscope that appeared in more than 200 newspapers, and his books of horoscopes sold over 50 million copies.

Item #97796

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Item #97796 [Lithograph]: "Linear Fantasy" Henry MILLER.

Henry Miller
birth name: Henry Valentine Miller
born: 12/26/1891
died: 6/7/1980
nationality: USA

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American writer and perennial bohemian whose autobiographical novels had a liberating influence on mid-20th century literature. Because of their sexual frankness, his major works were banned as obscene in Britain and the United States until the 1960s, but they were widely known earlier from copies smuggled in from France. - Merriam-Webster's Encyclopedia of Literaturemore

Collecting tips:

Miller was very prolific, and his bibliography is huge, and seemingly ever expanding. For us though, the apex of his work seems to boil down to Tropic of Cancer (Paris, 1934) and Tropic of Capricorn (Paris, 1939). Finding copies in really fine condition can be a chore, and expensive when finally accomplished. We think his additional work deserves attention, but there sure is a lot of it!

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