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    Carl Barks The Lady Known as Lou with Ducks Original Painting and Related Correspondence Group of 3 (1978).
    Barks, the essential Donald Duck artist in Walt Disney's line of comics, turns his attention to the Yukon Gold Rush of the 1890s. The inspiration is Robert W. Service's famous narrative poem, "The Shooting of Dan McGrew". The painting depicts prospector Dan McGoose (so rechristened by Barks), a mysterious stranger, and "the lady that's known as Lou". Accompanied by explanatory correspondence (two envelopes) from Barks to our consignor Bill Cole, who has owned the piece for forty-plus years. Watercolors on textured stock, with an image area of 8.5" x 11", framed to 15" x 17". Excellent condition. From the Personal Collection of Bill Cole.


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    March, 2020
    5th-8th Thursday-Sunday
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