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    Carl Barks Go Slowly Sands of Time Storybook Painting #12 Preliminary Artwork Original Art (c. 1975). In 1968, Carl Barks was asked to create new Disney stories for the Danish market, as they had run out of stories to reprint. Barks could not be convinced to produce a story, but he was talked into producing a synopsis and plot for someone else to break down and draw. The project fell flat. In 1975 he was interviewed for a film on comic artists and asked if he had a script to show them. The synopsis for "Go Slowly Sands of Time" was all he had at that time. The film's director showed it to the right people, and then Barks ended up producing 12 paintings for the story to be produced in a storybook format. This is the second attempt for painting #12. The top margin indicates it is 12-B, and says "Right or Left Page" (correcting the problem with the first attempt). This prelim is created by "the Good Duck Artist" in graphite and color pencil on paper with an image area of 7" x 10.5". It is signed in the bottom edge and Disney-stamped there as well. Matted to 15.75" x 19", it is ready to frame and hang. The color pencils used for the piece are lighter than a painted image would be, but the colors are quite vibrant, especially in person. The art is in Excellent condition.

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