Wes Wilson Grateful Dead Poster San Francisco 1966 Signed Family Dog

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Wes Wilson Grateful Dead Poster San Francisco 1966 Signed Family Dog

Signed and numbered by Wes Wilson in pencil with an edition of only 500.
Size of the poster is 27 x 37.5 Inches with deckled edges.
  This is a Lithograph Print on some of the best cotton rag paper i have seen, very thick and very soft.
You may be wondering what the story is on this poster. Back in 2008 Rhino Entertainment part of Warner Music, five of the renowned Family Dog artists, known as the San Francisco Five and Jack Gallery collaborated to print, publish and remaster these iconic posters in limited-edition signed and numbered fine art lithographs. These premiered at Jack Gallery (now gone) and was the first time that this collection of remastered Family Dog images was shown prior to their traveling to galleries worldwide. These large format remasters were authorized by all party's involved.
Poster is stamped on the back with the date and verification. Using the same image for all the listings, may vary on actual print.
This extremely sought-after print by Wes Wilson represents the first time that the image of a skeleton or skull was used in connection with the Grateful Dead. It's also famous for its pun on "The Quick and The Dead," which plays off the Quicksilver Messenger Service and the Grateful Dead appearing together at the Avalon Ballroom in June of 1966.
The poster is Mint Condition and Stored Flat.

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