Sleeping Beauty Cel Prince Phillip Sampson Art Corner Disney Production Cel
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Sleeping Beauty Cel Prince Phillip Sampson Art Corner Disney Production Cel:
Sleeping Beautyin theForrestDisneyland Art Corner Cel One-of-a kind Original Production cel from the 1959 Hand Signed by TWO, Frank Thomas and Ollie JohnstonVisit theToon-CityGallery StoreHere Cels are over 60 years old.Cel size is 12 x 10 incheswith the characters roughly 9x7 inches in size. All hand painted with hand painted ink lines. The paint is in very good condition. Piece is an ART CORNER piece that was originally Sold at Disneyland in The Art Corner Store on Main Street USA. Lots of painted details. A dramatic use of the special Disney paint colors. Just a wonderful example of the artwork. As you can see in the pics, the paint is in very good condition. BONUS: Specially created, EXCLUSIVE, background of the enchanted Forrestin which the Prince first meets Briar Rose. Special attentionwas made to provide a background image for the registrationline along Sampson's frontlegs. The only way to get this background is to BUY this piece. We spend time and money to create our backgrounds, to support OUR sales, not somebody else's. So please don't ask, the answer will alwaysbe NO and you will be moved to our block list.
BONUS #2: The great action piece has been enhanced with the autographs of Frank Thomasand Ollie Johnston, two of Walt's Nine Old Men, who where scene director on this film. BRANDNEW FrameBrand NEW SOLID WOOD Frame. Contemporary style, 16 x 12 inches in size. Museum Quality Archival Matting, New Glass. Finished off with dust-paper backing with the original Art Corner Label displayed. Wire hanger, this piece isReady to hang out of the box!
Piece has the Art Corner Certificate of Authenticity on the back.It's very rare to have a Mint Condition Art Corner cel. Buyers should be away that this is a used cel and willalwaysbe imperfect and should be expected with this kind of cel. Piece has the Disney-Disneyland Main Street USA, Art Corner Certificate of Authenticity on the back.
It's the ultimate center piece of any animation art collection.Buyers are responsible for understanding that this is vintage animation artwork that has characteristics that are NOT NEW. This is an antique, that is in typical antique condition. You buy imperfect, used and have wear. This is a vintage original production cel. It is vintage, not new. It is considered to be an antique. If you are not an experiencedcollector of Art Corner cels then this is not recommended for you, the novice collector.There is no such thing as a 'mint' condition Art Corner cel Set-up. Inspect closely, might have areas of missing paint or cracking which is Normal wear for a 60 years old hand painted cel.Becauseit is vintage and NOT new, ispreciselywhy you want to collect and buy thesepieces. Unfortunately, rookie buyers have un-realisticexpectations of perfections.....for those of you who have that need for perfection, then you should buy a sericel. That's the perfect piece for you.
Personally, as animationart collector of over 40 years. I LOVE Art Corner cels. I love that they were original Sold at Disneyland in the 50s and 60s while Walt Disney was alive and running Disneyland. Their very existenceis becauseWalt himselfthought they were artwork and he made them availableto the masses. They are one of a kind. They appeared on-screen. Each was hand painted by Top Disney talent, the finest Disney artists at the studio. Not some guy in a theme park, in a dark corner of a shop, doing drawings for 5 bucks. Simply speaking they are the ultimateDisneyland collectible.The Art Corner Label on the back is the Official Disney Certificates of Authenticity.
Who isOllie Johnston?Ollie Johnston's first major assignment for the Disney company was Pinocchio. Other famous character work includes the centaurettes in Fantasia (1940), Thumper in Bambi (1940), Mr. Smee in Peter Pan (1953), the three good fairies in Sleeping Beauty (1959), Mowgli and Baloo in "The Bare Necessities" sequence of The Jungle Book (1967) and Orville the albatross in The Rescuers (1977).Johnston was given the Disney Legend Award in 1989. This award was created by Roy E. Disney to honor individuals whose body of work has made a significant impact on the Disney entertainment legacy. Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston have co-authored four books about Disney animation and art. Disney Animation: Illusion of Life (1981) is considered a textbook of the art of Disney animation. Too Funny for Words (1987) covers the art of the physical gag in animation. Walt Disney's Bambi: The Story and the Film (1990) is a record of the making of the classic feature, and The Disney Villain (1994) is the decisive study of animated menace. ollie passed away on April 14, 2008, thank you is all I can say.
Who isFrank Thomas?Frank Thomas has had a long and distinguished career with Disney. He is credited with animating Thumper and Bambi on the ice in Bambi (1942), Lady and Tramp eating a romantic spaghetti dinner in Lady and the Tramp (1954), and Mad Madam Mim in the Sword in the Stone (1963). Thomas was given the Disney Legend Award in 1989. This award was created by Roy E. Disney to honor individuals whose body of work has made a significant impact on the Disney entertainment legacy.
Frank Thomas is a native Californian. During World War II he was head of an Air Force Animation Unit, and from 1946 to 1966, in his spare time, was the piano player for the famous Dixieland Jazz group, The Firehouse Five plus Two. He lives in California with his wife of forty-seven years, Jeanette. They have four children and three grandchildren.Frank Thomas and Ollie Johnston have co-authored four books about Disney animation and art. Disney Animation: Illusion of Life (1981) is considered a textbook of the art of Disney animation. Too Funny for Words (1987) covers the art of the physical gag in animation. Walt Disney's Bambi: The Story and the Film (1990) is a record of the making of the classic feature, and The Disney Villain (1994) is the decisive study of animated menace.Passed away Sept 8, 2004 We'll miss you.