DescriptionCarl Barks An Astronomical Predicament Preliminary Oil Painting Original Art (c. 1990). Barks painted this detailed preliminary oil painting as a study for his larger, finished work, based on the story "Island in the Sky" from Uncle Scrooge #29. This out-of-this-word tableau shows Uncle Scrooge, Donald, Huey, Dewey, and Louie as they are met by the hungry inhabitants of a barren asteroid. This richly-hued painting has an image area of 12.5" x 16", and it was matted and framed to an overall size of 22" x 25.5". The art is in Excellent condition, and the work was signed by Barks at the lower left.
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