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    Alice in Wonderland Storybook Painted Illustrations by Mel Crawford (Walt Disney, 1951). "Off with her head!" Outstanding gouache on board paintings of the Queen of Hearts, the King, the White Rabbit, the March Hare, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, Alice, and an army of the Queen's Playing Card Guards. Here is a two-page storybook spread, painted by Mel Crawford, in gouache on two pieces of illustration board measuring 10.5" x 13.5". This is the published original artwork for pages 20 and 21 for the RCA Victor Records "Little Nipper Giant Storybook Record Album" of Walt Disney's Alice in Wonderland. The book was 22 pages, all illustrated by Mr. Crawford. It also had two 78 rpm records included with the book. A Canadian Cartoonist Hall of Fame artist, Mr. Crawford was the leading children's book, record jacket, comic strip, and poster artist for virtually every single animated feature film, television show during the 1950s and '60s. He did paintings for Western Publishing and Little Golden Books for Disney, Hanna-Barbera, Rocky and Bullwinkle, and even Sesame Street. His style is unmistakable. The colors and multiple characters on these paintings are impressive. A color photocopy of the actual pages are included in the lot for reference. Both boards are framed side-by-side (to form a single image) in a Plexiglas-front frame measuring 32" x 24"; the mat opening is 22" x 14". Frame is sold as-is. Paintings have minor handling wear. Very Good condition.

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    December, 2018
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
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