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    The Jungle Book Children's Story Book Background Illustrations Group of 2 (Walt Disney, c. 1990s). There have been a number of illustrated children's books devoted to Disney's 1967 classic retelling of Rudyard Kipling's stories about Mowgli and his animal friends. Here are two pieces of original art from a story book, most likely created by the Alvin S. White Studio for Walt Disney. These are background paintings of jungle flora, on which hand-painted cels of the characters would be placed. The art is in ink and watercolor/gouache on illustration board. One board has a single illustration measuring 11.25" x 10.5". A print of the graphite preliminary art shows Mowgli and Baloo walking arm in arm. The other piece has two illustrations, measuring 12" x 6" and 12" x 9.25"; the taped-on overlay shows Mowgli and Baloo running in the upper image, and picking bananas in the lower image. Both of the board surfaces have come loose, but has been taped down. Overall Very Good condition.

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