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    Pinocchio Concept Painting by Gustaf Tenggren (Walt Disney, 1940). An outstanding concept painting by Gustaf Tenggren (1896 - 1970) for Walt Disney's animated feature, Pinocchio. Director Jack Kinney said of Tenggren's work in Pinocchio that "He painted beautiful color illustrations for inspiration". Arguably the greatest contribution Tenggren would make at the Walt Disney Studios would be the design of the backgrounds and the overall look of Pinocchio, where he introduced complex backgrounds to enhance the illusion of depth. Practically every element of Pinocchio was influenced by Tenggren's style in one way or another. In this original Tenggren painting we see Gideon and Foulfellow setting up a shell game scam. This incredibly detailed piece measures about 10" x 8". The artwork is signed by the artist in the lower left with "Pinocchio Seq 3" noted in the lower right. The artwork is framed to 16" x 14.5". Frame sold as-is. Condition of the painting is Very Good.


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