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ABOUT THE IMAGE: The Daffy Giclée print is a reproduction from a vintage drawing borrowed from the Bob Clampett archives. Drawn by Clampett, it appeared in the 1937 classic, “Porky’s Duck Hunt,” which was Daffy’s first cartoon and initial pairing with Porky Pig.
With Warner Brothers attempt to supplant the popularity of Disney’s Donald Duck, Warner Bros. Director, Tex Avery enlisted Clampett to create several ducks with varying personalities. However, it was Clampett’s idea to roll these personalities into one duck, thus creating Daffy.
The edition of 137 signifies 1937, the year “Porky’s Duck Hunt” was released.
ABOUT THE ARTIST: Bob Clampett was an American animator, director, producer and puppeteer known for his work on the Looney Tunes animated series from Warner Brothers. Clampett was promoted to a directorial position in 1937 and during his fifteen years at the studio, directed 84 cartoons later deemed classic and designed some of the studio's most famous characters, including Porky Pig, Daffy Duck and Tweety.