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    Virgil Ross - Yosemite Sam and Daffy Duck Drawing (Warner Brothers, c. 1990s). Daffy dons a rabbit suit as Sam pulls his pistol on the crafty duck, in this scene inspired in part by the 1951 Looney Tunes short, Rabbit Fire; here, Sam replaced the cartoon's original protagonist, Elmer Fudd. The art is by long-time WB animator Virgil Ross, known for his action and dance sequences, as well as his funny facial expressions. Several of the cartoons he worked on were nominated for Academy Awards, and Mr. Ross himself was given the prestigious Winsor McCay Award in 1988. He spent time at several other studios, most notably Hanna-Barbera and Filmation. Mr. Ross began releasing hand-painted Limited Edition cels of his famous Looney Tunes scenes as part of the "Master's Collection" cels sold at Warner Bros. Studio Stores and animation galleries. This signed piece is drawn on 12 field animation paper, with image sizes of 8". Fine condition.

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