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    A Pre-Production Concept Painting by Jack Martin Smith from "The Wizard of Oz." Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1939. Gouache on board, depicting a pastoral image of "Dorothy" and "The Scarecrow" in the Land of Oz, rendered in peaceful muted shades of blue, beige, black, and white, unsigned but painted by Jack Martin Smith, one of the principal sketch artists who worked on the film during its pre-production phases, creating works like this before the sets were built; piece is still glued within its vintage mat board which is now somewhat stained due to age but the overall artwork is not affected and still looks quite beautiful -- instantly recognizable as a scene from this all-time beloved classic! (Please note there is tape around the margins and yellowing on the verso.)
    Matted: 28" x 35"; Artwork Only: 19" x 26"




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    Auction Dates
    August, 2014
    23rd Saturday
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