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    Playhouse Pictures "Joy & Mirth" Christmas Card Artwork (Playhouse Pictures, 1964). Dean Spille is one of the most important people in the history of animation. His lifelong work on all things Charlie Brown and Peanuts-related is legendary, and can be seen throughout the book The Art and Making of Peanuts Animation by Charles Solomon. He worked at Playhouse Pictures alongside Bill Melendez. This is an original painting by Spille for the company's annual holiday card, and it hung in the offices of Playhouse Pictures. The piece features the Playhouse logo with the words "Joy & Mirth", and Spille's signature is along the lower left border. Framed to 14" x 18". Two panels in the center are curling up a bit; otherwise, the painting is in Good condition. From the Playhouse Pictures Archive.

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    November, 2013
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