"The Art of Walter Lantz" Gag Drawing Original Art (Walter...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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Description"The Art of Walter Lantz" Gag Drawing Original Art (Walter Lantz, 1926). Animation legend Mr. Walter Lantz (1899 - 1994) began his work at the John Bray Studios in New York. He worked on the Dinky Doodle series, Jerry on the Job, and the Unnatural History series before heading west. This is a rare 1926 Walter Lantz original pen and ink gag done on light board of 11" x 9". The gag revolves around the Kwickie Film Corp. office. Dialogue is in typed paper attached to bottom base. Walter Lantz has signed this in bottom right as Walt Lantz. The number 26 is penciled in next to his name. This is some of the earliest work to come from this animation legend's hand. The gag sketch is in a frame of 20" x 16" with a mat opening of 12.5" x 10". Frame is sold as-is, artwork has minor handling and edge wear. Good condition.
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