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    Fantasia "The Nutcracker Suite" Orchid Girl Original Concept Art (Walt Disney, 1940). "The Nutcracker Suite", a selection of pieces from Tchaikovsky's classic ballet, is a personified depiction of the changing of the seasons; first from summer to autumn, and then from autumn to winter. Unlike the ballet, this version has no plot. It features a variety of dances, just as in the original, but danced by animated fairies, fish, flowers, mushrooms, and leaves; no actual nutcracker is ever seen in this version. Put forward in this lot is a superb piece of concept art featuring one of the Orchid Girls. In this segment of Fantasia, the Orchid Girls dance with the Thistle Boys. The artwork has been trimmed to image and mounted on black artboard. The piece is enclosed in a 13" x 14" frame with a glass front and a mat opening of 7.5" x 8.5". Frame sold as-is. Concept art from a major motion picture like Fantasia is arguably very rare and considered a must for discerning collectors of animation art. Condition is Very Good.

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