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    Gustaf Tenggren - Original Storyboard Art for Pinocchio (Disney, 1940). Born in Sweden in 1896, Gustaf Tenggren had established himself as a well-known illustrator of children's books before joining the Disney Studios as an "inspirational sketch artist" in 1936. Although he remained with Disney for only three years, his incredibly rich, detailed paintings had a profound impact on both "Snow White" and "Pinocchio." Offered here is a beautiful, yet somewhat eerie, painting of Pinocchio trapped in a bird-cage, with shadows of other marionettes menacingly projected on the back wall. Attractively matted and framed, this gorgeous piece has an image area of approximately 13.25" x 10". Pictured in John Canemaker's 1996 book, Before the Animation Begins (page 46), this is a breathtaking piece by one of the architects of two of Disney's most popular films.

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    July, 2003
    15th-20th Tuesday-Sunday
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