Elvis Presley Original Signed Sketch by Glen Fortune Banse dated 1977DO NOT MISTAKE THIS WITH THE LITHOGRAPHS YOU SEE FOR SALE ON WHITE PAPER, THIS IS A SKETCH WHICH APPEARS TO BE DONE ON HEAVY MATT CARDBOARD. THIS WAS GIVEN TO MY SISTER 30 YEARS AGO BY THE COMPANY SHE WORKED FOR (CROWN PUBLISHING , NEW YORK) AND PASSED ONTO MYSELF. This is truly a must for the true Elvis Fan. This is not a reproduction , it is an original that was given to me by my Sister 30 years ago. This sketch has never been removed from the original beautiful stainless frame it came in. WANT MORE PICTURES JUST ASK..... This is an originally pencil sketch drawn in 1977. Glen Fortune Base drew many other celebrities as well, including Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra. This sketch shows Elvis in five different poses. Since 1975, Glen Banse has been Art Director for a leading publisher of fine art lithographs and prints. As such, he has personally instructed artists such as Peter Max, Yanni Posnakoff, William Nelson (official artist of the 1976 Olympic Games), and the world-famous Mr. Blackwell of the Hollywood's 10 Worst Dressed List presented each year. Glen Fortune Banse has been a Professional Artist for over 30 years. He was a co-partner in 3 art publishing businesses which specialized in Fine Art Limited Edition Lithography, Etchings and other fine art mediums. While publishing his own work, he was also the Art Director of all 3 companies and had the pleasure of working with, directing, and instructing many great nationally and internationally known artists, such as Peter Max, Will Moses, John Pitre, Sarah Churchill, Gerald Lubeck, Sara Eyestone,- the list goes on and on. Glen Fortune Banse (aka Lanse and Wayne Howell) was born in Camden, New Jersey in 1948. He attended Ottawa University, Kansas State and New School for Social Research in New York City. Banse was also personal assistant to Buffalo Bob Smith of Howdy Doody Fame.
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