This is a hand painted limited editiona created under the artistic direction of animation director, Lawrence Leichliter. Larry sketched a series of storyboard panels based on the action-packed scene in "A Charlie Brown Christmas" 1965 depicting Snoopy's uncanny ability to portray multiple parts in the school's Christmas play. Centring on Snoopy's ability to rile up Lucy, Mr. Leichliter captured the heart of the scene: Snoopy completes his audition with his best vulture impression and get's Lucy's goat in this beautiful animation cel. This comes with 2 storyboard drawing, one of which is signed by Larry Leichliter. Featured here are Lucy and Snoopy.
Image Size: 10.5" x 12.5"
Framed Size: 18" x 20"
Edition Size: 65
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Hand-painted limited editions recreate classic moments from great cartoons, using the same materials and techniques as were used in making the originals. Some limited editions are exact reproductions of frames from the films they represent, while others, such as Chuck Jones’ limited editions, are based on contemporary interpretations of great characters and scenes.
In either case, the animator’s drawing is transferred onto acetate cels, then each is meticulously hand-painted by studio artists. Each piece is hand-numbered in small edition sizes of between 100 and 750. In some cases the finished cels are then signed by the animator.
As the great majority of original cels from the 1940’s, 50’s and 60’s are no longer in existence, limited edition cels allow collectors an unparalleled opportunity to enjoy some of the greatest moments in the history of animation.