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    The Art of John Hubley Signed Sketch (Art Babbitt Estate,1950's/'60s). John Hubley (1914 - 1977) began as a Disney animator in 1935 and left after the Disney strike. From there he worked at UPA from 1941 - 1952, but eventually was blacklisted because he would not name names during the McCarthy trials. As a result, he opened Storyboard Studios/Hubley Studios where he produced animated commercials and several Academy Award-winning shorts, and his style has been described as avant guarde emotional realism. Art Babbitt did a great deal of animation work for him in those days. This is a rare John Hubley signed sketch of a woman that measures 7" drawn in blue pen, and dedicated "For Art's sake" which hung in Art Babbitt's office. It is in a frame of 9" x 12" with a mat opening of 4" x 8". The art shows light handling and condition is Good. Frame is sold as-is.

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    November
    25th Monday
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