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DescriptionBambi Thumper and Bambi and Thumper's Family Courvoisier Setup Signed by Walt Disney (Walt Disney, 1942). Bambi and Thumper's family gather together in this original Courvoisier cel setup. This is a remarkable image of the title character and his forest friends from Disney's fifth feature-length animated movie. The meticulously trimmed cel images have an overall measurement of 6" x 6" and are over a hand-painted custom airbrush background. The setup is in its original Courvoisier mat with the title lightly penciled on the inner border and a WDP stamp. The original Courvoisier Galleries sticker is on back of the newer frame. The character images appear at different moments in the film with Bambi at the 6:32 mark and the rabbits a few minutes later at 9:56. Disney studios put in a tremendous amount of effort in capturing the correct movements of the animals in this film and even kept deer at the studio for artists to reference. The cel of Bambi is darker than what appears in film and may have been a color model or possibly restored. Adding to the immense collectability of this nearly 80-year-old cel is an authentic Walt Disney signature on the lower right corner of the mat. The piece is under glass in a 17" x 17" frame with a 7" x 7" mat opening. Minor hairline cracks in some of the bunnies; otherwise, condition is Very Good. Frame is sold as-is.
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