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    Winsor McCay Gertie the Dinosaur Dessin d'Animation Original (1914). Après avoir consommé un arbre entier Gertie se sert un "petit verre" en drainant un lac entier dans ce fantastique dessin d'animation original utilisé à l'écran. Nouveauté en son temps, Winsor McCay, animateur pionnier a parcouru le pays avec ce dessin animé comme attraction de tournée. La technique d'animation de McCay consistait à dessiner chaque image à l'encre (ce qui lui a pris six mois et dix mille dessins). Ce dessin à l'encre sur papier de riz est numéroté 268 dans le coin inférieur droit, monté sur une planche de support par le personnel de McCay. Nous voyons un Winsor McCay animé alors qu'il "entre" dans l'image pour essayer d'apprivoiser son énorme dinosaure de compagnie. Film posté sur YouTube où vous pouvez trouver cette image à environ 12,58 sec. Seules quelques scènes animées ont été réalisées pour que McCay puisse apparaître à l'écran, après s'être tenu sur scène et avoir réagi à l'animation. Les dessins d'animation comprenant McCay, sont très rares et sont très prisés par les collectionneurs. La planche mesure environ 21 x 16 cm montée sur passe-partout avec une ouverture de 23 x 18 cm. Dessin sous verre pour une taille 53 x 50 x 5 cm, cadre vendu tel quel. Quelques taches sur les bords extérieurs. En Bonne Condition.
    Winsor McCay Gertie the Dinosaur Animation Drawing Original Art (1914). "There's a lake. Take a little drink if you want." After consuming an entire tree, Gertie helps herself to a "little drink" and proceeds to drains an entire lake, in this fantastic original screen-used animation drawing. Winsor McCay was a pioneer animator, and he traveled the country with this cartoon as a roadshow attraction, which at the time was quite a novelty. McCay's animation technique was to draw each frame in ink (which took him six months and ten thousand drawings). This ink on rice paper drawing is numbered 268 in the lower right corner, and is mounted to a backing board (which was done by McCay's staff). Here, we see an animated Winsor McCay as he "steps" into the picture to try taming his humongous pet dinosaur. In the thirteen-and-a-half minute film as seen on YouTube, you can find this image at about the 12:58 mark. Only a few animated scenes were done so McCay could appear on-screen, after standing on stage and reacting to the animation. Animation drawings including McCay are very rare, and are highly prized by collectors. The board measures approximately 8.25" x 6.25", floated in a mat with an opening size of 9" x 7". This historic drawing is framed with glass for an overall size of 21" x 19.5". The frame is sold as-is. Art condition is Good, with a few stain spots along the outer edges.


    More information about Winsor McCay, also known as McCay, Winsor, Winsor McCay, Winsor MacCay, MacCay, Winsor.

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