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    Ye Olden Days Background Layout Illustration (Walt Disney, 1933). A fantastic background layout piece from the Walt Disney short, Ye Olden Days. Basically, the plot of this story was taken from the Oswald cartoon, Oh What a Knight. In visual arts a background layout is the line drawing of the background for a scene. Layouts are usually drawn from storyboards which define the action and perspective in the scene. Background layout artists take them to the next level by defining the detail and perspective. Layout drawings are then given to the background painters to color and complete the visual style. This layout was beautifully detailed in graphite and color pencil on 12 field 2-peghole animation paper. A studio stamp on the bottom of the piece indicates the director as Ben [Sharpsteen] and Fred [Moore]. Age-related toning and edge wear with a tear in the top right and a hole in the top left. Overall condition is Fair.

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