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    Fantasia "Nutcracker Suite" Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1940). Presented here is a gorgeous concept painting from the "Nutcracker Suite" segment of Fantasia, Walt Disney's third animated feature film. The "Nutcracker Suite" was directed by, Samuel Armstrong (1893 - 1976). Armstrong was a layout artist and background painter who rose through the ranks to become supervisor, overseeing all the background paintings on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and then director of the "Toccata and Fugue" and "Nutcracker Suite" segments in Fantasia. Concept art is a form of illustration used to convey an idea for use in films, animation, or other media before it is put into the final product. Concept art refers to world-building artwork used to inspire development of the film project. The critically acclaimed, Fantasia was loaded with inspiring artwork like this piece. This concept art was rendered in gouache on paper and enclosed in a glass-fronted frame of 14.5" x 12.5" with a matboard aperture of 9.75" x 7.5". Frame sold as-is. Beautifully lettered along the bottom left of the matboard aperture is, "From the Nutcracker Suite". Fine condition.

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