Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Post War Inventions Painted Backgrounds Group of 2 (Terrytoons, 1945). In one of their wildest-ever shorts, Gandy Goose and Sourpuss dream of "the World of Tomorrow," in this Connie Rasinski-directed cartoon. Here's a pair of original hand-painted backgrounds from this bizarre animated film. The first is of the hall of "Post-War Inventions," high in the clouds. It can be seen at the 1:10 mark, with added light beams not seen in this painting. The second painting is of the pan that Sourpuss pops out of after the automated kitchen bakes him into a pie; it can be found at the 3:18 mark. Both pieces are painted/airbrushed in gouache on 12 field 3-peghole animation lightweight board, with a studio stamp on the reverse. Minor edge wear and a small amount of tape residue in the lower corners; Very Good condition.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2018
    1st Sunday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 99

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976

    Learn about consigning with us

    You guys are very, very good. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you to anybody else who may have something interesting to sell.
    S. P.,
    Carlisle, United Kingdom
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 April 24 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 April 24 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,407,487
    2018 June 16 - 17 Animation Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 16 - 17 Animation Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,416,942