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    Make Mine Music Calendar Illustration (Walt Disney, 1950s). Bill Layne (1911 - 2005) worked as a background artist at Disney from the 1950s through 1982 and is credited on films such as Sleeping Beauty, 101 Dalmatians, Jungle Book, Mary Poppins, and The Aristocats. In addition to his work at Disney, he was known for his work as a pin-up artist for Brown and Bigelow, as well as for a series of of elves and gnome paintings for consumer products. This is one of his paintings for a 1950s Disney Calendar that depicts the Martins and the Coys. They were characters from the 1946 Disney animated feature film Make Mine Music. This stunning work of art showcases Grandpa Coy, Henry Coy, and a very pin-up style Grace Martin. The original published illustration is rendered in gouache on 17" x 15" illustration board and is signed by the artist at the bottom right. The piece is framed with Plexiglas for a size of 18" x 21" with a mat opening of 10" x 12". Condition is Very Good. Frame is sold as-is.

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    15th-16th Saturday-Sunday
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