Schulz, Charles (1922-2000) Original Drawing for Peanuts Four-panel Strip, 17 December 1963. Pen and ink drawing on board, signed, "Schulz" in the final panel; dated 12/17 in the artist's hand; United Feature Syndicate trademark slip dated 1963 pasted inside the left vertical border of the final panel; central vertical fold between the two center panels, some marks on verso, some pencil lines visible beneath the ink, 27 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.
In this strip, Lucy declares that she has volunteered Linus to sing "Jingle Bells" in the upcoming Christmas program, despite his self-described inability to sing. When Linus strenuously objects, he is met with his sister's typical cool taciturnity. "Learn!" She advises.
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