Tex Avery Caricature Hand Inked and Hand-Painted Cel (Warner Brothers, 1930s). Tex Avery began working at Warner Brothers in 1935 and continued there until 1941 when he moved to MGM. He finished his theatrical animation career at Walter Lantz, the same studio where his career began and worked there from 1954-1955. This is an early cel that remarkably resembles Tex Avery holding a cel of himself. Hand-inked and hand-painted on 12 field 3-peghole acetate. One animation expert noted that the image resembles Director von Hamburger in the 1938 Tex Avery directed Daffy Duck short, Daffy Duck in Hollywood (Tex's last Daffy cartoon). This could have also been created by Bob Clampett making a parody of his fellow worker. Either way this is a rare one. Paint is missing in cheek, shirt on left arm and in pants. Tex with a cigar is 4.5" tall. In Fair condition.

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