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    The Great Mouse Detective Basil Production/Color Model Cel on Preliminary/Production Background (Walt Disney, 1986). This film is credited with setting the stage for the Disney Renaissance and boasted a cast of future animation superstars. This is an original hand-painted production/color model cel of Basil in his red smoking jacket, measuring 8" tall. It's placed over a hand-painted preliminary/production background of his study. You can see the background around five minutes into the film, when Basil first meets Olivia. Backgrounds in this film were painted by Donald Towns, Lisa Keene, John Emerson, Brian Sebern, Michael Humphries, Tia Kattner, and brothers Andrew and Philip Phillipson. It's easily one of the best pure Basil images we have seen and the addition of the background makes this a very rare one-of-a-kind Master setup. The art is in a frame of 18.5" x 16.5" with a mat opening of 11" x 10". Condition is Very Good. Frame is sold as-is.

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    December, 2019
    13th-15th Friday-Sunday
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