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    [Original Art]. Mike Ramus (1917-2005). Group of Six Original Ink and Watercolor Drawings. 1968. Various sizes; largest measures about 17 x 12 inches. Production notes to margins. Good candidates for framing or matting.
    Ramus was a prevalent illustrator and cartoonist for Life, Sports Illustrated, Smithsonian, et al., and even considered himself more of a drawer than a painter. These particular drawings were used in the American Heritage June 1968 issue. From the American Heritage Publishing Archives.

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    March, 2014
    27th Thursday
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