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    Carl Barks - "The Wadfather" Preliminary Sketch Original Art (1971). When Carl Barks retired from comic books in 1966, he started painting in oil in his newly acquired free time. Drawn in 1971, this preliminary sketch, featuring Uncle Scrooge and his family, later evolved into "The Wadfather," painted the next year. Rendered in colored pencil and marker on an 8.5" x 11" sheet of paper, this colorful sketch is signed by Carl Barks, and in Very Good condition. This lot also includes a note describing this sketch's origin, also signed by Carl Barks. Filmmaker Terry Zwigoff is mentioned in this note.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2008
    28th-29th Thursday-Friday
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