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    Bambi Skeletal Model Drawings Original Art Group of 4 (Walt Disney, 1942). Chouinard Institute teacher Rico LeBrun was a well-known Italian artist in the 1930s. At the start of production on Bambi, Walt Disney hired Mr. LeBrun to help the animation artists with a series of drawings of deer in movement, with the deer shown in skeletal form in order to get the anatomy correct. According to stories, Mr LeBrun went so far as to actually dissect a deer body for the class. Here are four very rare originals from the series of drawings that were photographed and compiled into books the artists keep on hand. The art is in graphite on 16 field animation paper, with handwritten instruction notes on three of the drawings. Pages are numbered 7, 12, and 17, with one unnumbered drawing featuring a single deer. Handling and edge wear, with very minor paper toning. Overall condition is Good.

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