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    Disney - Donald Duck Cartoon Self Control Background Illustration Animation Art (Walt Disney, 1938). Donald's desire to "laugh and count ten" before getting angry is given the ultimate test in the classic cartoon, Self Control, directed by Jack King. Most of the action takes place in Don's restful, walled-in backyard, as he swings from a hammock. This beautiful original production background shows the apple tree his hammock is tied to, and in the distance, the wall and shrubbery, all painted in delicate pastel shades using watercolors. The image area measures approximately 11" x 8.25", matted and Plexiglas framed for an overall size of 17" x 14". In Excellent condition. Includes a small certificate of authenticity from CA Animation Gallery, with an original estimated value of $3,500. From The Art of the Funnies Collection.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2012
    15th-17th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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