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Hildebrandt, Greg - GREG HILDEBRANDT'S SKULLMANE BAKU Painting
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SOLD ON:  Monday, 09/11/2017 12:28 PM
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PUBLISHER: Wizards of the Coast
COMMENTS: Greg Hildebrandt acrylic on board; 11.5" x 14"
Painting for Card # 83/165 of the Magic Betrayers Of Kamigawa Edition card set
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Greg Hildebrandt acrylic on board; 11.5" x 14"
Painting for Card # 83/165 of the Magic Betrayers Of Kamigawa Edition card set

Created by Greg Hildebrandt in April 2004


In May of 2003 my brother Tim had a stroke. Fully hoping he would recover fully and paint with me again I made certain business decisions to protect him. My first decision was to not make the industry aware of Tim's stroke. The second decision was to paint certain Magic cards and credit Tim on the cards. My intention was to keep his name in front of our fans, and to give him time to recover and come back to work. Unfortunately he never did come back to work.



This painting is one of those pieces that I painted and gave Tim the credit on the printed Magic card. It was my way of helping my twin brother.



Greg Hildebrandt



When sold, this painting will be signed by Greg Hildebrandt only.

Artist Information

Greg Hilderbrandt is an american painter/comic book artist, and twin brother of Tim Hilderbrandt who is also an artist. Collectively they worked on numerous comic books, movie posters and trading card for many years until Tim's unfortunate passing in 2006. Individually Greg has worked on album covers, pin-up art and currently the cover artist for IDW's Star Trek. The brothers Hilderbrandt's most notable work includes, The lord of the rings calender illustrations, Star Wars movie posters and the Magic the Gathering trading cards.