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    Ward Kimball Samurai Mouse Illustration (1990). Disney Legends inductee Ward Kimball (1914-2002) was one of the most colorful characters of Disney's "Nine Old Men." He was the man behind Jiminy Cricket, Dumbo's crows, Alice's Cheshire Cat and Mad Hatter, plus Cinderella's Mice Jaq, Gus, and Bruno and cat Lucifer, to name a few. He won an Academy Award for directing It's Tough to Be a Bird, as well. This illustration, titled "Samurai Mouse," is a self-caricature by Kimball as a mouse ear-wearing samurai killing Woody Woodpecker, Bugs Bunny, and Popeye. Pen and ink with marker on 10.75" x 14" paper. Signed by Kimball at the lower right. Samurai Mouse is 10" tall. As a bonus, the lot also includes a hand written postcard from Ward Kimball. In Fine condition.

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    April, 2015
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