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    Winsor McCay - Gertie the Dinosaur Production Drawing Animation Art (1914). While Winsor McCay's pioneering animation effort, Gertie the Dinosaur, was not the first animated cartoon, it remains one of the first important films of this type. Like all art from the cartoon, this panel was completely hand-drawn on vellum paper, with no cel overlays. In this scene, Gertie is quenching her thirst, at the expense of the lake nearby. It's numbered 194 in the sequence. The 8.5" x 6.75 paper has been attached to a slightly larger piece of board, and a few glue spots are visible, but not within the image area itself. Other than the stains, and a 1" tear near the bottom left registration mark, the art is in Excellent condition.

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    May, 2008
    22nd-23rd Thursday-Friday
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