• Walter Lantz Original of Woody Woodpecker Drawn for Fan

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    WALTER BENJAMIN LANTZ (April 27, 1899-March 22, 1994) was an American cartoonist, animator, film producer and director, best known for Walter Lantz Productions and creating Woody Woodpecker in 1940.

    Lantz produced theatrical cartoons longer than most of his contemporaries and Woody Woodpecker remained a staple of Universal’s release schedule until 1972 when Lantz closed his studio.

    Here is a Woody Woodpecker drawn by Lantz and inscribed “To Carla Shuey, Walter Lantz, 1985”  Beautifully executed on an odd-shaped card, approximately 2 ¾” x 4 ¾” at the largest point, possibly cut to fit a montage.

    Light scuffing at the bottom, but overall in excellent condition and can be easily framed.

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