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    Carl Barks - Magica De Spell "Vesuvius Airline Frequent Flier" Painting and Preliminary Drawing Original Art (undated) Carl Barks had just toured continental Europe as well as Iceland, and upon his return he created this original watercolor depicting how Scrooge's nemesis, Magica De Spell, might have made the trip from Mount Vesuvius, Italy to Duckburg. Barks demonstrates how fast it would have been had Magica used twin-broom power instead of her usual single 'stick. Isn't this an awesome concept for a future Harry Potter Quidditch match? How fast could Magica go to get Uncle Scrooge's Lucky #1 dime? The image area of the watercolor is 7" x 9", and the art is in Excellent condition. Included in this lot, as a bonus, is the Carl Barks preliminary sketch, rendered in blue pencil on vellum. It has an image area of 7" x 9.5" and Carl has signed the study at the lower right. Barks once said that Magica's beauty gave her an extra element of power, and this painting will cast its spell over you!

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2004
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
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