19 December 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,880
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
TVC Television Cartoons
The Snowman, 1984
The Boy leads the Snowman into the sitting-room, gouache on full celluloid applied to a coloured pencil production background, the background signed and dated lower right by the artist in pencil 1982 Michael Gabriel, framed
Image -- 5¼x4¼in. (13.3x10.7cm.)
Sight -- 10¼x14½in. (26x37cm.)
a coloured pencil production background of the kitchen, similarly signed and dated, framed
Sight -- 10x13½in. (25.4x34.3cm.)
Condition: excellent (2)
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The artist, Michael Gabriel, has specialised in animation art direction and background painting for over 25 years.
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Please note that The Snowman was made in 1982, and not 1984.