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    Bob Clampett Gag Drawings Original Art Group of 7 (Warner Brothers, c. 1940s). Now here's something we've never seen before – a batch of "napkin art" from animation legend Bob Clampett, creator of Beany and Cecil! Bob Clampett (1913 – 1984) began working for Leon Schlesinger/Warner Brothers in 1931 as an assistant animator. He was promoted to Director in 1936 and was with the studio until 1945. His cartoons of that Golden Age period are considered some of the mediums' most cutting-edge efforts. Included in this group are some very rare quick gag sketches by Mr. Clampett, most of them in graphite (one in red ink) on napkins with jokes about eating and drinking. While none of the art is signed, these come from the collection of a former WB animation staffer. Condition on the fragile items is Good to Very Good.

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