Lot #855
Yank'em Stadium production background from the Popeye cartoon Let's You and Him Fight

Detailed hand-painted background from the Popeye-Bluto boxing short Let's You and Him Fight
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Estimate: $6000+

Description

Detailed hand-painted background from the Popeye-Bluto boxing short Let's You and Him Fight

(Fleischer Studios, 1934) Rare original hand-painted production background featuring Yank'em Stadium from the Popeye cartoon Let's You and Him Fight, showing the full exterior of the stadium with the sign: "Big Fight To-Nite, Bluto the Champ vs. Popeye the Sailor." Accomplished in ink and watercolor on an off-white 9 x 7.5 sheet. Nicely framed with an engraved plaque to an overall size of 19.5 x 20.5. In fine condition. A beautifully rendered, detailed production background from a classic Popeye theatrical short.

Auction Info

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