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    The Art of Claude Coates - Harbor Painting (Walt Disney, 1940s-50s). Claude Coats was known as the Gentle Giant. In Disney animation, he was a background artist of high stature. He also had a long career and a profound impact in Disney's WED theme park design. He was a trained artist and an avid traveler who brought a sketchbook with him on all of his travels. Upon his return he would turn his sketches into vivid paintings. He was on the very first tour group when China opened its borders to travelers. In 1991 Mr. Coates was Inducted as a Disney Legend. This is a rare oil painting on Masonite board of a seaside harbor by that Disney Legend. It is signed Claude Coats in bottom left corner. Framed with an opening of 5" x 7", in an overall frame of 9" x 11". It is truly a mini-masterpiece! Condition is Fine.

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