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    Carl Barks - Original Cover Art for Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #214 (Dell, 1958). Known for many years simply as "The Good Duck Artist," due to the fact that he was forbidden to sign his work, Barks is fondly remembered by many as one of the finest artists ever to touch pen to paper. Although he produced a great body of work, very few of his originals have survived, and those pieces that have are very closely held by discerning collectors worldwide. The emergence into the market of an actual published cover is certainly a cause for excitement, particularly a piece as magnificent as this. Tastefully framed and matted to an overall size of approximately 19" x 16", the image area is approximately 12" x 10". In excellent condition, this is an opportunity that may not present itself again.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2002
    11th-12th Friday-Saturday
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