Question about landscape layout "Gifts For Shacktown"
Daniel van Eijmeren
dve at kabelfoon.nl
Sat Feb 10 06:13:56 CET 2001
Someone sent me a scan of a preliminary pencil drawing to Barks' oil
"Christmas for Shacktown". I think this must be "Gifts For Shacktown"
(75-25) instead, because, as far as I know, this is the only painting
with the Shacktown design.
Interestingly, this layout is in landscape format, while the painting
is in portrait format. It's approximately 16" x 20". The image was made
by pasting 4 separate scans together, thus the fuzziness.
You can find it at:
As this page has become terribly slow (needing a better layout),
you may prefer to go to the large picture directly at:
"http://www.seriesam.com/barks/dpr_shacktown.jpg" (about 355kB)
I was asked the following question:
"Would you have an estimate of the market value of this piece?"
As I don't know anything about the value of original Barks art,
I hope someone can help me out answering this question.
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