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    Walt Disney Studios -- "Fantasia" Original Hand Painted Production Cel and Courvoisier Background. (1940). Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer's Apprentice stands atop the mountain and uses his magical powers to direct the crashing waves. This richly colored scene includes a hand painted Courvoisier background of the night sky with stars and Milky Way effects. Mickey is unusually large in this rare cel, which uses shadowed colors and amazing detail. Note the light source from the right illuminating his costume and giving him an even more unusual appearance. Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer's Apprentice has consistently been the most sought after character in the animation art market. Knowledgeable collectors know that these gems rarely surface at auction and are a must for a serious "Fantasia" collection. Mickey is trimmed and mounted on the background for a most impressive display. Mickey is in excellent condition. He measures 4.0" x 5.5" and the background area is 7.0" x 6.75." A real museum piece!

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    October, 2004
    1st-2nd Friday-Saturday
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