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    Carl Barks Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Gag Concept Art Group of 4 (Walt Disney, 1937). Noted "Good Duck Artist" Carl Barks (1901 - 2000) is best known today for his wonderful 1940s-60s comic book stories featuring Donald Duck and Barks' own creation, Uncle Scrooge McDuck. But Carl's work at Disney goes back to 1935 when he applied for a try-out position, where he drew images of Mickey Mouse and an early version of Snow White as his sample pieces. The studio then hired this jack of all trades, who had been working as a farmer, woodcutter, and cowboy, among other things. Initially brought on as an in-betweener, Barks began suggesting gags for various Disney projects. Here are four pages of his gag ideas featuring early versions of dwarfs Dopey (who speaks) and Grumpy, and quite naturally, a "bevy of ducks." The art is in graphite with red penciled dialog on 12" x 10" animation paper, with four panels of art per page for the first three, and two for the fourth. Paper is mildly toned, with minor handling wear. Overall condition is Very Good.

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