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    Fantasia "Rite of Spring" Production Cel Setup on Preliminary Background (Walt Disney, 1940). A group of dinosaurs gather at the water's edge to get a drink at the 56:06 mark in this groundbreaking Disney feature. They are from the "Rite of Spring" segment which portrays the birth of our planet accompanied by the music of Igor Stravinsky. Each of the hand-inked hand-painted dinosaurs is trimmed to the image and applied to a pan-sized cel. The cel is presented over a 22" x 11" trimmed hand-painted preliminary background from this scene that is marked 2004 Seq. 8.5 Sc. 22. This is a one-of-a-kind masterpiece from a film that redefined animation as a true art form. It is in a 32.5" x 18" frame under Plexiglas with a mat opening of 22" x 8.5". The art shows handling and the background has a small tear in the upper left corner. Condition is Very Good. Frame sold as-is.

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    Please note that this background has been determined to be hand-painted preliminary artwork and not final production artwork.



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