Lot #892
Gustaf Tenggren concept storyboard of a village from Pinocchio

Original concept of Pinocchio's quaint Italian village
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Estimate: $8000+

Description

Original concept of Pinocchio's quaint Italian village

(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Original concept storyboard featuring the quaint Italian village from Pinocchio, showing the town's distinct architecture and mountaintop setting. Accomplished in graphite on an off-white 7.5 x 7.25 sheet, signed near the bottom in pencil, "Tenggren." Handsomely double-matted with an engraved plaque to an overall size of 14.75 x 14.75. In fine condition. A noted Swedish-American artist, Tenggren was a chief illustrator for The Walt Disney Company in the late 1930s before moving on to work on children's Little Golden Books. Some of the films he worked on were Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, Fantasia, and Bambi. A highly sought-after concept piece from the development of a Disney classic, drawn by a famous artist.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #587 - Ended July 08, 2020