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    Ralph Bakshi "Sunday on the Beach" Sketch Original Art (c. 1950s). Although well-known throughout the world for the animated films he directed, Ralph Bakshi's early aspirations were to be a cartoonist. He studied a book on cartooning by Gene Byrne (famous from his newspaper strip Reg'lar Fellers) and received an award for his comic art while attending the Manhattan's School of Industrial Art in 1956. Bakshi was known as a compulsive doodler as a youth, and here's an original drawing from one of his sketchpads; it's definitely in the 1930s comic style, reminiscent of strips like Fontaine Fox's Toonerville Folks. Page size is 9" x 11.75", with spiral-bound holes at the top. Art is in ink and blue pencil, signed in the lower margin. Very rare! Good condition with handling wear and a few stains.

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    April, 2019
    21st Sunday
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