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    Springtime/Summer Animation Concept Drawings by Ub Iwerks (Walt Disney, 1929). Ub Iwerks (1901 - 1971) directed the Silly Symphony shorts of both Springtime and Summer. Springtime (the third short in the series) was released on 10/24/29 while Summer (the sixth Silly Symphony) was released on 1/16/30. This is a rare piece of Disney history: a series of character studios attributed to the hand of Mr. Ub Iwerks for these two films. The Caterpillar character can be seen around the 1:12 mark in Spring, and Moth/Butterfly characters are seen throughout Summer. The interesting part of this study is the inclusion of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. His ears are drawn with similar butterfly antenna inside them. These important character studies all are circa 1929, close to Oswald's departure. Graphite on two 12 field 2-peghole sheets of animation paper. Rare insight into the artwork of legendary animator Ub Iwerks. Minor handling and edge wear. In Very Good condition.

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