LARGE ORIGINAL DRAWING OF SNOOPY BY SIGNED BY CHARLES M. SCHULZ
Original Drawing of Snoopy by Charles M. Schulz.
Schulz, Charles M.$4,800.00
Item Number: 44035
Large original drawing of Snoopy with a musical note coming out of his mouth, signed “For Muffy with love- SNOOPY” and Signed by Charles Schulz. In fine condition. The drawing measures 11 inches by 14 inches. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 18.75 inches by 22 inches. An exceptionally large drawing.
"Peanuts first appeared in October 1950 in eight daily newspapers. The feature was immediately popular and was soon picked up by hundreds of other newspapers throughout the country. By the end of the decade Schulz had become arguably the best-known cartoonist in the United States… By the time of Schulz's death [in 2000] he had drawn a total of 18,250 Peanuts strips, and the cartoon was syndicated in 2600 newspapers worldwide, appearing in 21 languages in 75 countries" (ANB).
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