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    Mary Blair Susie the Little Blue Coupe Concept Art (Walt Disney, 1952). "This is the story of Susie... she was a beautiful new car!" This Clyde Geronimi-directed short with a Bill Pete story and Sterling Holloway narration was released on 6/6/52. In the book The Art and Flair of Mary Blair: An Appreciation, John Canemaker writes, "In 1952, she art directed for the first time two shorts, an indication the studio was trying to find projects for her. She did a fine job on Susie the Little Blue Coupe." This adorable concept painting of Joe's Garage can be seen at the 3:32 minute mark into the short. It has a great array of color and the red gas pump in front stayed in the film! Very rare to find Mary Blair artwork from this short. It was painted in gouache on an 8" x 9" board and signed on the lower right corner. There are pinholes in corners and the piece shows some minor handling wear. Condition is Very Good.

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    June, 2018
    16th-17th Saturday-Sunday
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