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    "Private Snafu" Color Key/ Concept Painting (Warner Brothers, c. 1940s). Stunning background color key/ concept design artwork from the hand of Maurice Noble (1911-2001). This piece was produced for one of the Private Snafu shorts set in the South Pacific. It was during the production of these World War II films that Maurice Noble would meet Chuck Jones, Friz Freleng, and Ted Geisel (aka Doctor Seuss). The piece is done in gouache on light board of 10" x 7.5". Matted with an opening size of 8" x 6". In addition, the painting is hand-signed by Mr. Noble in the bottom right corner. Private Snafu World War II artwork of this quality is extremely rare! Possibly some early design work for Operation Snafu, released on 10/22/45. This image can be seen on page 22 of the book The Noble Approach: Maurice Noble and the Zen of Animation Design. Minor handling. In Very Good condition. From the Maurice Noble Archives.

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