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    Virgil Ross - Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Elmer Fudd Drawing (Warner Brothers, 1990s). Virgil Ross (1907-1996) was a long-time Warner Brothers animator who worked in the Bob Clampett, Tex Avery, and Friz Freleng Units. He was known for his action and dance sequences as well as his facial expressions. He animated on three Looney Tunes shorts that received Academy Award nominations -- Tweety Pie, Birds Anonymous, and the only cartoon that Bugs Bunny won an Academy Award for, Knighty Knight Bugs. He was awarded prestigious Winsor McCay Award in 1988. Mr. Ross began releasing hand-painted limited edition cels of progressions of his famous Looney Tunes scenes as part of the "Masters Collection" for the Warner Brothers Studio Stores and animation galleries. He began making personal appearances where requests for original artwork were met with drawings such as this. This is an original drawing of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, and Elmer Fudd, inspired by the 1952 Chuck Jones-directed masterpiece, Rabbit Seasoning. It 7.5" x 11.5" on 12 field 3-peghole animation paper, and hand-signed. Minor handling; otherwise, condition is Very Good.

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