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    Fantasia Chernabog Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1940). Joe Grant recommended Walt Disney hiring Danish Illustrator Kay Nielsen (1886 - 1957). Walt did hire him and he worked at the Disney Studio from 1937-1941. He was renowned at the studio for his concept art and illustrations. His work was used extensively for the "Night on Bald Mountain" Sequence in Fantasia. This is a rare and outstanding original Kay Nielsen Concept/Story art featuring a nice large 9" image of the Chernabog with the demons in his hands. It was written in John Culhane's 1983 book Walt Disney"s Fantasia, that "Nielsen created a visually dynamic pattern that responded to auditory pattern in music." This museum-worthy painting showcases that thought. The number 42 is written in the bottom right corner, and the painting is matted with an opening of 12.5" x 9.75"; framed with Plexiglas. Fine condition.

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    June, 2016
    11th-12th Saturday-Sunday
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