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    Lost and Foundling Sniffles Color Model Drawing with Production Cel Group of 2 (Warner Brothers, 1944). The adorably chatty little mouse Sniffles was created by legendary Warner Brothers director, Chuck Jones, and appeared in 12 theatrical shorts from 1939 to 1946. Presented is a wonderful set of vintage production pieces from the Termite Terrace days of Warner Brothers animation. Included in this lot is an original hand-inked, hand-painted production cel of the little hawk who Sniffles raises. The 4" x 4" image is on a 12 field cel and is numbered 22 in the lower left corner. With this rare cel is an original color model drawing of Sniffles who measures 5" x 5.5" rendered in graphite and colored pencil on 12 field 2-peghole animation paper. The drawing is surrounded by an array of color notations and bears the production numbers MM 1-14 on the top edge. It's an impressive one-of-a-kind set of vintage pieces from the golden age of Warner Brothers animation. Sniffles is one of Chuck Jones' early successes as a director and little original artwork of him exists today. Very Good condition. From the Rev Chaney Archives.

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    December, 2019
    13th-15th Friday-Sunday
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