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Donald Duck Aluminum Sculpture by Blaine Gibson

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Donald Duck Aluminum Sculpture by Blaine Gibson
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Pure aluminum 8.5" tall "lost wax" casting of Donald Duck by Blaine Gibson, hand finished and hand polished. Artist's signature stamped in cast. Number 164/200. In fine condition. From the personal collection of Tom Kettering. Trained in motion picture animation, Gibson began his career at Walt Disney Productions in 1939, and has worked on such films as Pinocchio, Peter Pan, Lady and the Tramp, Alice in Wonderland, 101 Dalmatians, and Sleeping Beauty. Gibson is perhaps best known for his character sculpting of pirates, birds, and jungle animals for shows at Disneyland and Walt Disney World, but he has also exhibited widely in museums and art galleries in the United States. Gibson designed the portrait of Walt Disney on the commemorative gold medal authorized by the U.S. Congress in 1968. He also sculpted the bust of President Ford for the Hall of Presidents at Walt Disney World and a bronze edition of the bust was presented to President Ford by Walt Disney Productions. Blaine Gibson is now Chief Sculptor-Designer at WED Enterprises, the design arm of Walt Disney Productions.