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    Virgil Ross - Tweety and Sylvester Drawing (Warner Brothers, c. 1990s).
    This classic image of Sylvester and Tweety was inspired by the 1951 Friz Freleng-directed short "Room and Bird". This one-of-a-kind drawing was originally sketched in graphite and blue pencil by legendary animator Virgil Ross (1907 - 1996) with colored pencil added. Mr. Ross was a longtime member of the Friz Freleng (1906 - 1995) animation unit at Warner Brothers Studio. The image measures approximately 6.5" x 8.5", on 12 field 3-peghole animation paper and is signed by Virgil Ross. Drawings of this type were sold at personal appearances by Mr. Ross at Warner Brothers Studio Store Galleries and Animation Art Galleries, where he promoted a unique line of hand-painted limited edition cels. A ltd edition sericel of this very scene actually went into production in 1991 and only 250 were ever printed. Minor handling and edge wear. Condition is Fine.


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