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    Carl Barks "Christmas Carolers" Painting CB Oil #20 Original Art (1972). Based on the cover for Walt Disney's Comics and Stories #148 (1953), the piece was originally commissioned by Western Publications (Gold Key), but ultimately not used. It is anything but a "Silent Night" as Pluto is backing up the Nephews, much to Donald Duck's chagrin. It was eventually published in the 1981 The Fine Art of Walt Disney's Donald Duck by Carl Barks, and then in 1988 Gladstone used it for the cover of Christmas Parade #1. Known in Carl Barks fandom as both "CB Oil 20" and "Barks Code 72-05". Oil on masonite with a matted image area of 11.5" x 17". Plexiglas front framed in a gorgeous 18" x 23" frame. Signed in the lower right. In Excellent condition. Comes with a copy of the book Walt Disney's Christmas Parade published by Gladstone.

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