Lot #869
Mary Blair concept painting of Cinderella and Fairy Godmother from Cinderella

'Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo'—Cinderella receives her elegant coach
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Estimate: $15000+

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Description

'Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo'—Cinderella receives her elegant coach

(Walt Disney Studios, 1950) Stunning original concept painting by Mary Blair featuring Cinderella and her Fairy Godmother from Cinderella, showing the 'Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo' song sequence as the godmother turns a pumpkin into a gleaming royal coach. Vividly cast in purple and white against a black night, the coach dominates the center of the painting, with Cinderella and her dog Bruno looking on as the fairy godmother casts her magical spell. Accomplished in tempera and watercolor on a 19.5 x 8.75 illustration board. In fine condition, with tack holes to corners. A superior piece of conceptual artwork representing one of Cinderella's most memorable scenes.

Blair was a concept artist for Disney during the 1940s and early 1950s, working on designs for such films as Peter Pan, Cinderella, and Alice in Wonderland. She also created designs for several Disney attractions (including It's a Small World), and her largest work ever, the multi-story mosaic in Disney World's Contemporary Hotel concourse.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: December 13 - January 08