Star Wars - Ep IV - A New Hope

Lot #671 - Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction - Framed Hand-Drawn Colin Cantwell Concept Illustration

Stock #127356

This lot will be sold on Wednesday August 27th (day 2 of the auction.) Lots 434-870 will be sold on day 2 (lots 1-433 will be sold on day 1). The auction will begin at 10:00AM PDT. Lots are sold sequentially so there is no preset ending time. A live streaming broadcast of the auction will be available on auction days.

A framed, hand-drawn Colin Cantwell concept illustration from the production of George Lucas' Star Wars: A New Hope. Cantwell was the film's additional spacecraft designer on the miniature and optical effects unit. He is widely credited with designing or co-designing many of the film saga's most iconic ships, including the Death Star, the X-Wing, and the Star Destroyer.

This early mixed-media concept collage was one of the first pieces of concept art done for Star Wars, and features a ship penciled in white and black graphite on illustration paper and applied to a hand-painted beige desert background marked "B-9" and signed by Cantwell. The piece is mounted behind glass in a black polished wooden frame. It is in excellent overall condition with some pinholes in the corners.

Dimensions: 17 1/2" x 28" x 2" (44.5 cm x 71.25 cm x 5 cm)

Sold without copyright; see notice in the Buyer's Guide

Estimate: $4,000 - 6,000

Certificate of Authenticity This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.

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