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    Virgil Ross - Egghead and Daffy Duck Illustration (Warner Brothers, c. 1990s). Here's a rare drawing of Egghead, based loosely on famous 1930s radio comedian Joe Penner. Veteran Warner Bros. animator Virgil Ross (1907 - 1996) worked on the original 1937 cartoon, Daffy Duck & Egghead, which served as inspiration for this piece, hand-drawn by Mr. Ross. The award-winning Ross; career in animation over the course of seven decades; he also worked for Walter Lantz, Filmation, Hanna-Barbera, and Disney. His limited edition "Masters Collection" cels were popular items at Warner Bros. stores and galleries. This drawing is on a sheet of 12 field animation paper; the image sizes measure 7" and 4.5". Fine condition. Signed in the lower right.

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    Auction Dates
    March, 2017
    5th-12th Sunday-Sunday
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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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