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Fifty original watercolors from the estate of Arthur Elliott (1913-1983), an early Disney illustrator.  The works were produced in the late 1940s to 1950s, during Elliott's travels abroad. All are signed and/or bear the artist's estate stamp.

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Biography:  Arthur B. Elliott, born Philadelphia 1913, died Los Angeles (Hollywood) 1983

Arthur Elliott studied at the Pennyslvania Academy of Fine Arts in 1931. In 1936, he moved to Los Angeles and became one the earliest animators for Walt Disney Studios, 1936-1942. During World War II, he produced and directed training films.

After World War II, he won the Cressan Traveling Scholar Award, a scholarship to paint in Europe.  In 1949 he went to Paris, and in 1957 he painted in Italy.  Between those dates, as these paintings demonstrate, he traveled through France and Spain.  He had many solo exhibitions in Paris and Rome, and a solo exhibition on the S.S. Andrea Doria in 1954.

 

 

 

 

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