"The Art of Walter Lantz" Gag Illustration Original Art (W...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
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Description"The Art of Walter Lantz" Gag Illustration Original Art (Walter Lantz, 1927). Animation legend Mr. Walter Lantz (1899 - 1994) began his work in animation at the John Bay Studios in New York. He worked on the Dinky Doodle series, the Jerry on the Job series, and the Unnatural History shorts. This is a rare pen and ink Walter Lantz original gag illustration. Written in pencil on top border is "Waiting for the Break." The piece is signed on bottom in ink as Walter Lantz, with a graphite 27 written under it. The ink and graphite art is in a frame of 18" x 18" with a mat opening of 11" x 11". This is one of the earliest pieces of artwork we have seen from the hand of the late great Walter Lantz. Frame is sold as-is. Artwork has minor handling. Condition is Good.
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