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    Merbabies Concept Art (Walt Disney, 1938). This Silly Symphony cartoon was animated by the Harmon/Ising Studio with some Disney artists on loan, as the studio was at that point fully engaged in production on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Rudolf Ising and Vernon Stalling directed Merbabies, which was released on 12/9/38. This is a rare piece of early Disney Studio concept art for this sequel to the popular 1935 Silly Symphony Water Babies. This early concept painting of a bubbly underwater setting measures 10.5" x 7.5" on 11.5" 9" watercolor paper and is numbered 121 in the lower right. It's a stunning piece of one-of-a-kind studio concept art and would pair easily with practically any aquatic-themed cel. Light handling and pinholes. Very Good condition.

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