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    Mary Blair Cinderella Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1950). "A dream is a wish your heart makes when you're fast asleep. In dreams, you will lose your heartache, whatever you wish for, you keep." This classic Disney fairytale opens with Cinderella singing this song to her only friends, the birds and mice who share her tower bedroom. Offered here is an original concept/Color Key painting from the opening scene of Cinderella by noted Disney artist and color stylist Mary Blair (1912 -1978). In this early concept painting, Cinderella is in a pink nightgown, holding a red bird on her finger, while in the final production she wears a blue nightgown and holds a blue bird. It's a wonderful example of Mary Blair's use of color and a unique glimpse at her vision of the scene in the first stages of its development. The painting is gouache on 11" x 9" board. Minor surface wear and pinholes in corners; otherwise condition is Very Good.

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    June, 2020
    19th-21st Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 36
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
    Mark A.,
    Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
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