The Ancient Persia paintings
»In Ancient Persia« (FC 275/1) was the last adventure story without Scrooge in which Barks revived old myths. He made 4 oil paintings of the cover.
Cover of FC 275
(May 1950)
Barks submitted this cover on 10 November 1949.
»Ancient Persia«
»Ancient Persia«
»Blue Persia«
Note how the villain was replaced by Scrooge in this painting, though he does not even appear in the story.
»Green Persia«

BarksBase by Gerd Syllwasschy · Last update: 2 February 2003
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