Walt Kelly Pogo Special Birthday SpecialClick the image to load the highest resolution version.
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DescriptionWalt Kelly Pogo Special Birthday Special Production Concept Illustration Original Art (MGM/Chuck Jones, 1969). A splendiferous piece designed to establish the mood and setting for an animated short that was going to be produced by Chuck Jones and his studio. The wondermus of this illustration lay in the way the tranquility ambulates and permeates the image with a warmth you can almost feel. In short, it speaks to us. But with a thick dialect that is hard to understand. Sadly, the project was unfulfilling for Kelly, as Chuck Jones reportedly made changes after Kelly signed off on it. This piece was rendered in ink and color pencil on 12.75" x 6.75" paper. It has been matted, with a humorous signed note from Kelly personalized to Don Foster. There is another humorous letter from Don Foster on the reverse that provides the provenance for this piece. Lightly toned, and matted to 21" x 16". In Very Good condition.
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