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    Don Quixote Character Design Original Art by Ferdinand Horvath (Walt Disney, 1938). One of the legendary "lost" productions from the Disney Studios was their adaptation of Miguel de Cervantes' classic Spanish novel Don Quixote. This animated film was in development no less than four times, from the 1940s to the 2000s, but was never completed. Here is a rare page of concept art done for the first pass of what was then to be a short, by Hungarian artist Ferdinand Hovarth. These are three different views of Kings (or possibly designs for the Duke mentioned in the original books). Art is in graphite and color pencils on 12" x 9" paper, with figure sizes of 4.25" to 5". These great comic images of royalty were originally sold through the 1973 Graphic Gallery #8 catalog. Art paper is lightly toned, with a tape stain along the bottom reverse edge that slightly bleeds through. Handling and edge wear. Good condition.

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