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    The Little Mermaid Pan Production Cel with Key Master Background (Walt Disney, 1989). This film won two Academy Awards and is credited with heralding the start of the Disney Renaissance. On December 19, 1990 an auction was held in New York featuring "The Art of The Little Mermaid" and this was lot #60 of only 283 pieces offered. It's a pan Key Master setup of the deck of Prince Eric's ship as it loses it's mast in a thunderstorm. The hand-painted cel of the mast and debris measures 12" x 24.5" and is numbered 15 in the lower right corner. The cel is over the Key Master hand-painted production background of the interior of the ship's lower deck on 12.5" x 34" background paper. It's a magnificent watercolor painting and the margins include sequence numbers, OK's and notations. The back of the paper bears "Property of Walt Disney Productions" stamps. The provenance on this one-of-a-kind piece is impeccable and it comes with a Disney Certificate of Authenticity. The piece is in a 18" x 38" mat with an opening custom cut to follow the contours of the art. Condition is Fine.

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    June, 2019
    15th-16th Saturday-Sunday
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