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    Merbabies Concept Drawing by F. Horvath (Walt Disney, 1938). Ferdinand Horvath (1891-1973) worked at the Disney Studio from 1934 to 1937 as an Illustrator, modeler, gag man, character designer and layout man. He worked on over 50 Silly Symphonies and Mickey Mouse shorts. The Merbabies play with a jelly fish in this graphite and yellow pencil drawing on 12 field 5-peghole drawing, which is signed by the artist at the lower right. Two pegholes were added to the side, where they were kept most likely in Mr. Horvath's binder of his work. Some minor handling and edge wear; otherwise the art is in Fine condition.

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    July, 2014
    1st-2nd Tuesday-Wednesday
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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.
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