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    Ronald McDonald Design Drawings by Wes Cook Original Art Group of 2 (McDonald's/Setmakers, 1977). Ronald McDonald has been called "The Smile Known Around the World" and these two incredible pencil drawings bear that out. Included in this lot is a pair of large hand-drawn portraits of Ronald set in front of a stylized globe, by the incomparable Wes Cook. Mr Cook was Setmakers Creative Director and went on to become a celebrated theme park designer and Disney Imagineer. These graphite renderings offer two slightly different poses and sizes. In the first, Ronald faces forward and measures 13" x 16". In the second, his head is turned a few degrees to the left and is smaller, with an overall measurement of 11" x 15". Both are on 19" x 24" vellum, and have Setmakers' design slugs applied to the lower right corners. In the slugs, they are described as "Special Project," dated 10/28/77, and signed off by the artist. Minor handing and edge wear is present on both sheets of paper. The first drawing has been mended with clear tape below the image and the second has some small brown stains. Condition is Very Good.

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    Auction Dates
    September, 2018
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
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