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    Carl Barks - "The Diligent Headhunter" Preliminary Sketch Original Art (1979). This incredibly detailed signed preliminary for Carl Barks' "The Diligent Headhunter" painting is from his series of "Famous Figures of History as They Might Have Looked Had Their Genes Gotten Mixed with Waterfowl" watercolors. All the wacky details are in place -- the mounted heads on sticks, the "doctor's bag" full of useful items like ether and hypodermic syringes, and a set of handcuffs on a chain, ready to use! The original art appeared in the limited-edition book Animal Quackers, and had the Barks number 79-07. This piece, in graphite and red pencil on vellum, measures 10.5" x 13", and is in Excellent condition. Wak!

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    Auction Dates
    August, 2007
    2nd-4th Thursday-Saturday
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