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    Mr. Bug Goes to Town Honey Shop Concept Painting (Max Fleischer, 1941). At the beginning of this classic animated film, we see the "Lowlands," where a community of bugs resides, in the front yard of an old home that is now surrounded by a big city. A pan shot brings us to the Honey Shop, at about 2:55 within the film; the shop is owned by Mr. Bumble, the father of Honey Bee. Here is an original concept painting of the shop, in a very similar image to that shown in the film. The lush backgrounds (or "scenics") in this film were painted by a crew that included Eddi Bowlds, Hemia Calpini, Robert Connavale, Robert Little, Anton Loeb, and Erich Schenk; we believe one of these artists painted this piece. The gouache painting is matted with an opening of 11" x 8.25", and framed using Plexiglas for an overall size of 23.75" x 23" x 1.25". The frame is sold as-is. Art condition is Fine.


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    November
    23rd Monday
    Auction Dates
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