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    "The Art of Ferdinand Horvath" Character Design Drawings Group 2 (Walt Disney, c.1930s). Ferdinand Horvath (1891 - 1973) was a Character Designer for the Walt Disney Studios, Warner Brothers and Colombia for Screen Gems during the 1930s. His most famous work was done on Walt Disney's 1937 animated masterpiece Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This lot is a pair of his unique character designs for Disney and possibly Colombia. The first composition was created using graphite and colored pencil on paper trimmed to 12" x 9", showing three distinct designs for dogs that have been cutout and glued onto the sheet with the bear. The number 7 is written on the top right of the page. The second composition is on 12 field, 2-peghole animation paper with two renderings of a young boy. The artwork includes two cutouts of the character's head glued onto the sheet with another two renderings already on the paper. The number 3 is written on the top right of the page. Both pieces have Mr. Horvath's name and Hollywood written in his distinctive style in on the lower right. Signed original artwork by Ferdinand Horvath is in great demand due to his uniquely stylized character concepts. Very small tear on the lower right corner of the second piece, pinholes in the corner, slight glue residue, minor handling and edge wear otherwise these works are in Very Good condition.

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    June, 2019
    15th-16th Saturday-Sunday
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