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DescriptionVirgil Ross Porky Pig Drawing Original Art (Warner Brothers, c. 1990s). Beautiful images of Porky Pig, created by Virgil Ross (1907 - 1996) modeled from multiple famous Porky Pig shorts such as Rocket Squad, Duck Dodgers in the 24 1/2 Century, and Scaredy Cat. Virgil Ross was a long-time animator who worked in the Bob Clampett, Tex Avery, and Friz Freleng Units at Warner Brothers. 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 for other studios. He received the prestigious Winsor McCay Award in 1988. This model sheet shows seven images of Porky on 16 field 3-peghole animation paper. It is signed by Mr. Ross on the lower aspect. The images range in size from 4.75" - 6.25" and are rendered in graphite with blue pencil underdrawing. Fine condition.
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