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    Carl Barks Dangerous Dan McGoose with Fowl Original Painting and Related Correspondence Group of 2 (1978). This tense character study finds Barks departing Duckburg and heading into the Yukon Gold Rush of the 1890s. The inspiration is Robert W. Service's famous narrative poem, "The Shooting of Dan McGrew" (1907), a tale of murderous passions. The painting is a prelude to a quack-up between prospector Dan McGoose and a mysterious stranger. The seductive creature at right is "the lady that's known as Lou," as named in Service's original lyric. At once whimsical and ominous, and thoroughly well attuned to the spirit of the poet. Accompanied by an explanatory letter/photograph from Barks to our consignor Bill Cole, who has owned the piece for forty-plus years. Watercolors on textured stock. Image area, 8" x 10", framed out to 14.5" x 16.5". Excellent condition, with some scuffing about the frame. From the Personal Collection of Bill Cole.

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    March, 2020
    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
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