Wonderful original charcoal and pastel portrait of James Dean, done by astist, Ray Lucas, on a light gray 13.25 x 20 sheet. Image depicts Dean in a leather jacket, resting his head pensively in his right hand. Signed under the image, “R. Lucas, Hollywood 55,” and signed and inscribed in blue ballpoint, “To a well accomplished artist whom I wish a great deal of success to. With all my best, James Dean, ‘Jim’ 1955.” In fine condition, with two missing corner tips and a few dings to left edge. An extraordinary oversized image, boasting two signatures, as Dean’s career was taking off.
RR Autograph Auctions James Dean oversized artist’s portrait signed twice