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    Virgil Ross- Yosemite Sam and Bugs Bunny Sequenced Pan Drawing Original Art (Warner Brothers, c. 1990s).
    "Reach, ya long-eared varmint!" A classic Western routine from Bugs Bunny Rides Again is recreated as a sequenced drawing (with three images each of Bugs and Yosemite Sam) on a 33" wide sheet of animation paper. Longtime Warner Brothers artist Virgil Ross was known for his action and dance sequences, as well as his funny facial expressions. Several of the cartoons he worked on were nominated for Academy Awards, and Mr. Ross himself was given the prestigious Winsor McCay Award in 1988. He spent time at several other studios, most notably Hanna-Barbera and Filmation. Mr. Ross began releasing hand-painted Limited Edition cels of his famous Looney Tunes scenes as part of the "Master's Collection" cels sold at Warner Bros. Studio Stores and animation galleries. This wonderful piece is similar to Mr. Ross' long sold out "Gun Slingers" limited edition cel. The image sizes of this drawing are 5"-6" and it is in Fine condition, with minor handling wear.


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    December, 2017
    24th 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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