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    Coraline Evil Other Mother Concept Original Artwork (LAIKA, 2009). Coraline was directed by Henry Selick, who also wrote the screenplay. Selick's distinguished career includes his work as the director of The Nightmare Before Christmas. This lot has three rough concept drawings of the Evil Other Mother, drawn by the hand of Selick. Two of the concept artwork pieces of the body of Evil Other Mother are drawn on binder paper measuring 9" x 12". Selick's design concept sketches also include a third, full-figure, drawing of the Evil Other Mother labeled "Hungry Other Mother" done in graphite on vellum measuring 11" x 17". There are pinholes in the top corners of the vellum drawing. The image is 10" tall. These development/concept sketches include a rare studio photograph of the Animator's Maquette of the Evil/Hungry Other Mother that the sketches helped to develop. The studio photo is 13" x 17" with a 15" image of the maquette. What a group! In Fine condition. From the LAIKA Archives.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2015
    12th Thursday
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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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