Our Disney Vintage tour kicked off in 2020 at our Mailbox gallery in Birmingham. Over the next year, we'll be bringing our collectors an extremely special glimpse into the inner workings of Walt Disney's animation team with this rare background artist's desk.
Created between 1939 and 1940, this original Walt Disney Studios desk was designed by the famed architect Kem Weber. Capturing the Golden Age of Disney, it features seldom-seen details including a drawer containing an original ceramic paintbrush holder and art supplies such as crayons, pastels and metal clips. If you look closely, you can even see the paint splatters!
Adding a touch of Disney magic to our state-of-the-art space, the desk complements our available collection of original animation art. We'll be revealing the next location on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram soon, so make sure you're following us to hear more.
From Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Pinocchio, Bambi, Peter Pan and The Lion King, our Disney Vintage collection brings you rare original animation art from behind the scenes of the world's best-loved films.
This exclusive selection of hand-painted cels, model sheets, Art Corner setups and much more is available from just £395. Along with our online portfolio, our nationwide galleries have their own specially-curated displays. Find your nearest one here.
"Our collectors have been delighted to get up close and personal with this slice of Hollywood, and it has helped to expand their knowledge of our incredible artwork."
Gallery manager, Mailbox
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