1968-Frank Zappa-A Mother Portrait-The Purple Realm-Rik Vig Silkscreen Poster-PAE Graded Mint '91'

closed on Friday, May 28, 2021

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Presenting a long horizontal silkscreen poster showcasing Frank Zappa "A Mother Portrait" produced in 1968 by The Purple Realm with artwork lovingly created by Rik Vig. Incredible design intense swirling colors and glowing blacklight ink high quality condition - this headshop poster has it all!


At the top the well-known proverb "Necessity is the Mother of Invention" is displayed proudly - which gives double meaning to Zappa's Mothers band and of course the nature of his approach to music. When you need something done you find a way of doing it. This is the first time we have seen this large vintage blacklight headshop poster pass through our doors and we are extremely pleased to offer it to the public as part of this collection in our auction! 


Poster – Zappa A Mother Portrait

Grade – PAE Mint 91

Year – 1968

Dimensions – 20 1/4" x 29 3/4"

Printing / Series – The Purple Realm

Artist – Rik Vig

Condition Details – 100% Original with no restoration. View the detailed high res photo of this lot. Click on the thumbnail photo to see an enlarged photo. Click a second time on the magnifying glass in the upper right corner of the enlarged photo. A super high res image with every millimeter will now be clearly displayed. For a personalized eyewitness examination call 410-464-6180 11:00 am to 6:00 pm eastern.


Note: This oversized poster will be rolled and shipped without our standard archival holder. The poster can be sealed in archival Mylar and shipped flat for an additional $15 fee. Shipping will be calculated accordingly. 


*****This poster is available for inspection at our gallery by appointment. *****


*A 20% Buyers Premium will be added to the final hammer price of this lot.*