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    Art Brokerage: Myron "Grim" Natwick American Artist: b. 1890-1990. Myron "Grim" Natwick (1890-1990) was born in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. He was also an animator and film director. Natwick is best known for drawing the Fleischer Studio's most popular character, Betty Boop. Natwick studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Natwick's artistic career started with cover designs for sheet music, initially for a friend who worked at a music publishing company. Natwick worked for a number of American animation studios. At Disney, Natwick was a lead animator on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, and was instrumental in bringing the titular heroine to life. While working for the Fleischer studios in 1939, Natwick was in charge of drawing the Prince and the Princess for Gulliver's Travels. He also helped to animate Mickey Mouse in Fantasia, Mr. Magoo, Popeye, Felix the Cat and many other 40s and 50s cartoon greats. Natwick died on October 7, 1990 in Los Angeles, California of both pneumonia and a heart attack, just weeks after having a 100th birthday party with friends such as Shamus Culhane. In 2010, the Wisconsin Historical Society erected a memorial plaque to Grim Natwick in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. South Wood County Historical Museum in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin is home to an extensive Grim Natwick exhibit. Since 2010, the Grim Natwick Film Festival has been held annually over three days in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin featuring animators from across the state and beyond in panels and screenings of work. Listings wanted by Art Brokerage.

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Betty Boop, Just Whistle II Limited Edition Print - Grim Natwick

Grim Natwick

Betty Boop, Just Whistle II

Limited Edition Print: Lithograph on Wove Paper, Hand Signed, From the Edition of 300

Size: 18x14 in  | 46x36 cm
Framed Lithograph $1,400
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Bettie Boop  Limited Edition Print - Grim Natwick

Grim Natwick

Bettie Boop

Limited Edition Print: Lithograph, Hand Signed, Printer's Proof

Size: 16x12 in  | 41x30 cm
Lithograph $1,800
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