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    Pinocchio Early "Real Boy" Character Development/Model Sheet Drawings Original Art Group of 2 (Walt Disney, 1940). Disney's animated version of Carlos Collodi's 1883 puppet character went through a number of changes before hitting on just the right look, with work by Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston, and later Fred Moore failing to please Walt. Milt Kahl finally came up with just the right combination of puppet and human boy. Here are two "middle period" 12 field 5-peghole pages of character development artwork of Pinocchio after the Blue Fairy turns him into a real boy. The first sheet shows two full-figure and two head shot drawings (one lightly crossed out) in graphite and color pencils. The second features eleven graphite head shots, with two extra layout models. This one is a bit closer to the final look, but still without the Tyrolean hat. There is minor handling wear, and light paper toning on the first piece. Good to Very Good condition. From the Joe Rinaldi Estate.

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