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    The Little Mermaid Erik Production Cel and Key Master Painted Background (Walt Disney, 1989). "The Art of the Little Mermaid" auction was held in New York on December 15, 1990. It featured 283 hand-painted production cels on their hand-painted Key Master backgrounds. This was lot #190 in the sale, featuring a great image of Erik when he first sees Ariel hanging on the back of his carriage. In this scene, Flounder is underneath in the water asking, "Has he kissed her yet?" The image of Eric holding his horse's reins is 8". The cel is placed over its 31" x 10.5" hand-painted Key Master pan background. As a bonus, a signed Flounder sketch has been added to the cel by the film's Art Director, Mike Peraza. He writes, "All My Best, To Eric and all the fish eating, harpoon throwing mammals!" Anything from this historic sale is nearly impossible to find. Matted with an opening size of 29" x 6", and nicely framed with Plexiglas, for an overall size of 41.5" x 19.25". Fine condition.

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    July, 2017
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