Mario Larrinaga Gag "Coat of Arms" Gifted to Willis O'Brie...
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DescriptionMario Larrinaga Gag "Coat of Arms" Gifted to Willis O'Brien and O'Brien Cartoon Greeting Card for Wife Darlyne (ca. 1940s-1950s). Original two Willis O'Brien personal ephemera including one hand painted greeting card from O'Brien to wife Darlyne accomplished in pencil, ink and gouache and featuring a cartoon caveman chiseling hieroglyphics into a mountain with the rebus, "I Love You" and one coat of arms accomplished in pencil and watercolor on 14" x 10" artist's leaf, with calligraphy on a scroll reading, "Where There is Life There is Whoopie!" and signed at right below art, "W. Larrinaga." Greeting card in Very Good condition. Coat of arms exhibits some water staining and wear. COA from Heritage Auctions. From the Personal Collection of Willis O’Brien.
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