Beautiful Frame with Fabric Matting. "Bug Bunny's Looney Christmas Tales" is a diptych featuring a rare original pencil production drawing dated 1979, and a limited edition animation cel with hand painted color, dated 1993. This piece is numbered 1/1 and hand signed by Chuck Jones. Includes Certificate of Authenticity from Linda Jones Enterprises. 35.5" x 18.5" (frame); 12" x 10" (cel & drawing).Chuck Jones (September 21, 1912 - February 22, 2002) was born in Spokane, Washington but grew up in Hollywood, California where he was inspired by the comedic talents and slapstick humor of Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. Jones graduated from Chouinard Art Institute in Los Angeles (now California Institute of the Arts). In 1932, Jones got his first job as a cel washer for Ubbe Iwerks, a former Disney Animator. , after being hired by Friz Freleng as an animator. Once the animation branch of Warner Bros.
Closed, Jones briefly worked for Disney before moving to MGM where he created new episodes of Tom and Jerry and directed features such as The Dot and the Line, which went on to win an Academy Award for Animated Short Film. Chuck Jones work has been honored at film festivals and museums throughout the world, including a one-man retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. His autobiography, Chuck Amuck: The Life and Times of an Animated Cartoonist , appeared in 1989, now in its fifth printing.
The item "CHUCK JONES SIGNED ANIMATION CEL AND DRAWING LIMITED EDITION 1/1 1993 COA" is in sale since Friday, September 14, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Animation Art & Characters\Animation Art\Limited Editions". The seller is "ocher2007" and is located in Whitmore, California.
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