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    Fantasia "Night on Bald Mountain" Concept Art by Gustaf Tenggren (Walt Disney, 1940). This ominous piece of concept art, depicting a village at the base of a mountain, is attributed to Gustaf Tenggren (1896 - 1970). The artwork was created for the apocalyptic "Night on Bald Mountain" segment of Walt Disney's masterpiece, Fantasia. Tenggren joined the Disney Studios during the Depression in 1936 when Walt Disney instructed Ted Sears to find people who could "not only think up ideas but... carry them through and sell them to the people who have to do with the completion of the thing". At the studio, Tenggren created artwork for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Pinocchio, as well as many shorts, including Little Hiawatha, The Old Mill, and The Ugly Duckling. His influence is perhaps most apparent in Pinocchio for which he contributed visual ideas for every scene, particularly in scenes of the village streets and of Geppetto's Workshop. This RARE Fantasia original was rendered in gouache on 8.25" x 6.25" illustration paper. The piece has pinholes in the corners and tape residue from production use. The artwork has a tiny sticker with the number 17 in the bottom right. Condition is Very Good.


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