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    Virgil Ross - Tweety and Sylvester Illustration (Warner Brothers, c. 1990s). " I got you now, bird!" It looks like Tweety is in trouble, in this drawing by longtime Warner Brothers animator Virgil Ross (1907 - 1996). In his career, Mr. Ross worked with Walter Lantz, Tex Avery, Robert Clampett, and was a mainstay in the Friz Freleng unit at Warner Brothers. In addition to his Looney Tunes work, his animation can be seen in The Little Mermaid, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, The 13 Ghosts of Scooby-Doo, The Smurfs, Pink Panther and many others. This piece was created to promote his "Master Series" limited edition cels which were sold at Warner Brothers studio stores and licensed animation galleries. The 8" tall image is drawn on a vertical sheet of 12 field animation paper and signed in the lower left. The paper shows minor handling and condition is Very Good.

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