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.
can be viewed by clicking the images below.
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.