A CHRISTMAS TRIMMING
MEDIUM: Limited Edition LIthograph
PRODUCTION: Inspired by a Carl Barks Oil Painting Christmas Composition
IMAGE SIZE: 11" x 13.5"
EDITION SIZE: 595
EDITION NUMBER: 202
ARTIST: Carl Barks
SIGNED: Hand-Signed by Artist Carl Barks
FRAMING: Framing included in Pricing
ABOUT THE IMAGE: Limited edition color 11 x 13.5 miniature lithograph of a Carl Barks oil painting entitled 'A Christmas Trimming,' numbered 202/595, printed in 12 colors on Opalesque silk by The Black Box of Chicago, signed in the lower border in pencil by Barks. The scene depicts Christmas tree vendor Scrooge McDuck greedily demanding every last penny from Donald Duck and his nephews, Dewey, Huey and Louie. The lithograph has been produced under license from The Walt Disney Company. The painting was originally titled ‘Christmas Composition.’ Accompanied by a certificate of authenticity, which notes that this lithograph is “only the second print released by publisher with a three-dimensionally paper-sculpted surface…and the first and only Carl Barks lithograph with a pearl-dust ink applied to enhance the effect of falling snow.”
ABOUT THE MEDIUM: Original Production Drawings are one-of-a-kind pieces of art that were used in the creation of an animated film or television show. Each has been hand-drawn by studio artists!
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Carl Barks was an American cartoonist, author, and painter. He is best known for his work in Disney comic books, as the writer and artist of the first Donald Duck stories and as the creator of Scrooge McDuck. He worked anonymously until late in his career; fans dubbed him The Duck Man and The Good Duck Artist.