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    Mary Blair "It's a Small World" Polynesia Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1964/66). Disney artist John Hench said of colleague Mary Blair, "Walt really had an enormous respect for Mary's talent. There are few people he thought as much of. Nothing ever went wrong with her color style. She was impeccable. No matter what she touched, it came out glowing". This lot showcases that wonderful and revered talent. Offered here is an oversized concept/Color Key painting for the Polynesian section of the "It's A Small World" attraction at Disneyland. It's painted in gouache on oversized 15" x 12" board by Disney artist Mary Blair (1912- 1978). The painting is unusually large for Blair making it particularly rare and unique. It's a fun image depicting two children on a catamaran with a happy pelican nearby. The painting serves as a fantastic example of Blair's gift of color and style. Minor handling and pinholes in corners. Condition is Very Good.

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