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    Carl Barks - Gag Preliminary Sketch Original Art Group of 17 (Walt Disney, c. 1940-41). Carl Barks, the "father" of Uncle Scrooge and longtime illustrator on Donald Duck comic books, was working as a gag/story man for the Walt Disney Studios from 1935 until 1942. Here's an interesting collection of penciled gag panel ideas, possibly created by Mr. Barks for a Disney newsletter. Each one is in graphite on a sheet of 5.5" x 8.5" three-hole binder note paper. Three pages are dated from 1940 and '41. Although unsigned, the pages are accompanied by a COA as coming from the Estate of Carl Barks, with a signature by the late Jerry Weist. Although the COA mentions only 12 pages, there are actually 16 pages of art, plus an additional page with writing but no art. Overall condition is Excellent.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2017
    10th Sunday
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