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DescriptionBeauty and the Beast Gaston and LeFou Painted Presentation Cel with Key Master Background (Walt Disney, 1991). This 30th Disney animated feature film was directed by Gary Trousdale and Kirk wise. It had an unfinished film premiere at the New York Film festival on 9/29/91 and then a finished premiere at the El Capitan Theater on 11/13/91. This was the first animated feature film to receive a Best Movie Academy Award Nomination. Hand-made presentation cels were painted at the Disney Ink and Paint Department from original archived artwork. This one-of-one cel was placed on the Key Master hand-painted production background. These one-of-a-kind setups were sold at the "Art of Beauty and the Beast" Auction held at the El Capitain theater in Los Angeles on Saturday September 17, 1992. This is lot #55 from this auction, of Gaston and LeFou. LeFou is saying "Oh boy! Belle's gonna get a surprise of her life, huh Gaston?" Gaston replies "Yup! This is her lucky day!" Original one-of-one hand-painted cel on a Key Master hand-painted stunning production background. Setup measures 11.5" x 17", in a mat of 20" x 16" with a mat opening of 11" x 16". The setup includes a hand-painted overlay of the leaves at top. Disney seal is on the cel and Disney Auction COA is included in the lot. Very Good condition.
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