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    Virgil Ross Gossamer "Model Sheet" Original Art (Warner Brothers, c. 1990's). Virgil Ross (1907 - 1996) has beautifully captured the moods and expressions of Gossamer - the giant hairy monster with tennis shoes, in this model sheet-style drawing. Renowned Warner Brothers animator Virgil Ross worked in the Bob Clampett, Tex Avery, and Friz Freleng Units. He was famous for his action and dance sequences, as well as his facial expressions. He worked on three Looney Tunes shorts that received Academy Award nominations -- Tweety Pie, Birds Anonymous and Knighty Knight Bugs. 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 he created one-of-a-kind drawings of the Looney Tunes characters as well as other cartoons he worked on This signed 16 field 5-peghole animation drawing has 5 images of Gossamer, ranging in size from 4" - 10". They are rendered in graphite with blue pencil underdrawing. Fine condition.

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