Carl Barks

Comic Book Art


Carl Barks

Comic Book Art


Carl Barks (American, 1901-2000): For the Disney Duck-loving world, it was Carl Barks who exploited the globe-trotting adventures of the Disney Ducks to their fullest, with nearly 500 stories to his credit. His colorful cast of creations includes Scrooge McDuck, Gladstone Gander, Gyro Gearloose , the Junior Woodchucks, the Beagle Boys, Magica De Spell, and Flintheart Glomgold. After Barks eased into his retirement from his heavy workload at Western Publishing, he supplemented his income with oil paintings sold at local art shows. Early subjects included humorous scenes of life on the farm and portraits of Native American princesses. After a few comic book fan/detectives discovered that Barks was the "Good Duck Artist," they commissioned Disney Duck scenes based on Barks' most memorable stories. The popularity and value of these paintings has grown enormously ever since. In 2000, the beloved "Good Duck Artist" died at age 99, only a few months shy of his 100th birthday.


 

Carl Barks Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
Carl Barks The Sport of Tycoons Painting Original Art (1974)
Carl Barks The Sport of Tycoons Painting Original Art (1974)....
Lot 92002
Auction 7039
Thursday, November 17, 2011
$262,900.00
Carl Barks Business as Usual Painting Original Art (1976)
Carl Barks Business as Usual Painting Original Art (1976)....
Lot 92013
Auction 7030
Friday, February 25, 2011
$179,250.00
Carl Barks Vacation Panel Painting Original Art (1972)
Carl Barks Vacation Panel Painting Original Art (1972)....
Lot 92001
Auction 7033
Friday, May 6, 2011
$179,250.00
Carl Barks An Embarrassment of Riches Oil Painting Original Art (1983)
Carl Barks An Embarrassment of Riches Oil Painting Original Art (1983)....
Lot 92043
Auction 7023
Saturday, August 7, 2010
$161,325.00
Carl Barks A Binful of Fun Oil Painting Original Art (1974)
Carl Barks A Binful of Fun Oil Painting Original Art (1974)....
Lot 92005
Auction 7027
Friday, November 19, 2010
$143,400.00

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ItemCurrent Bid
Carl Barks The Stone That Turns All Metals Gold Signed Numbered Limited Lithograph Print #4/350 (Another Rainbow
Carl Barks The Stone That Turns All Metals Gold Signed Numbered Limited Lithograph Print #4/350 (Another Rainbow, ...
Lot 14455
Auction 121743
Sunday, October 22, 2017
$800.00
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Carl Barks Blizzard Tonight Signed Limited Edition Miniature Lithograph #431/595 (Another Rainbow, 1993)
Carl Barks Blizzard Tonight Signed Limited Edition Miniature Lithograph #431/595 (Another Rainbow, 1993)....
Lot 14456
Auction 121743
Sunday, October 22, 2017
$180.00
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Carl Barks Library of Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge Volumes 2 and 3 (Another Rainbow, 1984).... (Total: 2 Items)
Carl Barks Library of Walt Disney's Uncle Scrooge Volumes 2 and 3 (Another Rainbow, 1984).... (Total: 2 Items)
Lot 14451
Auction 121743
Sunday, October 22, 2017
$10.00
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