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    Darby O'Gill and the Little People Original Concept Painting by Peter Ellenshaw and Movie Three-Sheet (Walt Disney, 1959). A fantastic concept painting from the opening scene in Walt Disney's Darby O'Gill and the Little People. The concept painting was rendered on 20" x 12" board by Disney Legend Inductee, Peter Ellenshaw (1913 – 2007). Ellenshaw began his Disney career as a matte painter on the 1950 live-action film, Treasure Island. He went on to work on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1954) and Mary Poppins (1964), for which he won an Academy Award. Concept art is not only used to develop the work, but also to show the project's progress to directors, clients and investors. This gorgeous painting is a masterpiece without any connection to a major motion picture studio. Beautiful works by Peter Ellenshaw decorate collections and galleries around the world. He has received numerous awards from many prestigious institutions. Among them the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, and the American Film Institute in Chicago. The painting is housed in a frame of 25" x 17". Frame sold as-is. Included is an original movie three-sheet, which is oversized and comes in two parts. A unique chance to get your hands on an original Peter Ellenshaw concept painting! Artwork condition is Very Good.


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