Similar items from this auctioneer. Photographer: In , Bob Guccione, a struggling artist with an entrepreneurial imagination, started a magazine called Penthouse. Although he is known primarily as a businessman, and owner of GMI and its 17 publications, he states that "my greatest passion has always been art. Bidders are responsible for shipping charges. Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items. Each item will be packaged with an item specific certificate of authenticity. Finally his lifelong acquisition of old-master, impressionist and post-impressionist works has greatly influenced his use of inert color.
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Although Bob Guccione's formal training amounts to a one-month stint at the Art Students League, his entire life has revolved around the art world since the age of 5, when his aunt gave him a book of impressionist reproduction.
Since , LiveAuctioneers has made exceptional items available for safe purchase in secure online auctions. These images offered more sexually explicit content than other gentleman's magazines of the era, establishing Penthouse as a well known name amongst its competitors. Due to his lack of resources, Guccione personally photographed most of the models for the magazine's early issues.