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    Sheep in Deep/Sheep Ahoy Ralph Wolf Production Cel and Production Background (Warner Brothers, 1962/64). Inspired by Friz Freleng's cartoon The Sheepish Wolf, Chuck Jones (1912 - 2002) created the characters Ralph Wolf and Sam Sheepdog for his 1953 theatrical short Don't Give Up The Sheep. They were such a hit that he made five more Ralph and Sam cartoons between 1953 and 1962. This is a huge hand-inked and hand-painted production cel of Ralph that measures approximately 8" tall. The cel is on a hand-painted production background from the 1954 short Sheep Ahoy by background artist Phil DeGuard (1910 - 1982). The cel and background work wonderfully together. Vintage Warner Brothers art is hard to come by and this lot is a combination of incredibly rare pieces. The cel and background are framed with a mat opening of 8.5" x 10.75", in a frame measuring 17.5 x 20". Condition is Fine.

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    June, 2018
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