Frazetta painting sells for $1.5 million at San Diego Comicon
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News from San Diego -- A world record price for a Frazetta painting to be announced today at Comicon in San Diego.

 

Iconic Frank Frazetta painting sells for record $1.5 Million in private sale


July 21, 2010, San Diego, CA: A collector of Frank Frazetta art paid $1,500,000 for the original oil painting of the 1971 Frazetta work titled "Conan the Destroyer", in a transaction brokered by Robert Pistella and Stephen Ferzoco of Frazetta Management Corporation. The painting was previously owned by Frazetta Properties, LLC. 

"The sale represents the highest price paid for a work by the most renowned fantasy and illustration artist of 20th century," said Pistella and Ferzoco. "Frank's Conan pieces are among the most admired paintings in his body of work. Both the private collector and the Frazetta Family are very pleased, and we know that Ellie and Frank would be too."

 

copyright 2010 Frazetta Properties LLC

 

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Rob Pistella

Steve Ferzoco

Frazetta Management Corp.

 

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More details please :taptaptap:

 

 

Frazetta's painting of dogs playing poker has indeed sold for $1,500,000.

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More details please :taptaptap:

 

 

Frazetta's painting of dogs playing poker has indeed sold for $1,500,000.

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I'd be willing to bet its the same buyer as the $1m sale. both conan paintings, both $1m+.... both anonymous buyers... = probably the same guy.

 

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slowpoke :P

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oh sure now the OP posts the picture too. copycats I tell ya!

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If only i were in Metallica... :sorry:

 

check this out:

 

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News from San Diego -- A world record price for a Frazetta painting to be announced today at Comicon in San Diego.

 

Iconic Frank Frazetta painting sells for record $1.5 Million in private sale


July 21, 2010, San Diego, CA: A collector of Frank Frazetta art paid $1,500,000 for the original oil painting of the 1971 Frazetta work titled "Conan the Destroyer", in a transaction brokered by Robert Pistella and Stephen Ferzoco of Frazetta Management Corporation. The painting was previously owned by Frazetta Properties, LLC. 

"The sale represents the highest price paid for a work by the most renowned fantasy and illustration artist of 20th century," said Pistella and Ferzoco. "Frank's Conan pieces are among the most admired paintings in his body of work. Both the private collector and the Frazetta Family are very pleased, and we know that Ellie and Frank would be too."

 

copyright 2010 Frazetta Properties LLC

 

--

Rob Pistella

Steve Ferzoco

Frazetta Management Corp.

 

100% worth it. An amazing painting

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Who was the poster in some thread a while back insisting that no one would pay $1 million for a Frazetta?

 

And this is not even Frazetta's best work.

 

However, you'd have to say this is one of Frazetta's better pieces, so you have to wonder whether the family are really going to keep anything or whether the kids are just looking at the cash they could get.

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If only i were in Metallica... :sorry:

 

 

can't be no one in that band has that kind of money after all the illegal downloading of their music. meh

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I bet they will slowly begin to sell off. One here, one there.. they will all go.

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Who was the poster in some thread a while back insisting that no one would pay $1 million for a Frazetta?

 

And this is not even Frazetta's best work.

 

However, you'd have to say this is one of Frazetta's better pieces, so you have to wonder whether the family are really going to keep anything or whether the kids are just looking at the cash they could get.

 

They are cashing out for sure. I couldn't imagine selling off my fathers best works. The mediocre stuff, sure, but the cream of the crop, no way.

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Well. Family greed aside, it's nice to see Frazetta (and fantasy in general) finally break the $1M mark. It lends itself to acceptance by the art world snobbery.

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Well. Family greed aside, it's nice to see Frazetta (and fantasy in general) finally break the $1M mark. It lends itself to acceptance by the art world snobbery.

 

does an artist's work need to sell for lots of money to be called "acceptance" ??

 

I think if you ask most easel painters, they would dispute that statement.

 

If you want so-called acceptance, it isn't what they sell for, but what museums display them. Seeing as the Smithsonian has had a Frazetta painting for a couple decades, I'd say Frank cracked that false ceiling anyway.

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