It was drawn by MENTOR HUEBNER during pre- p roduction in 1977 for the 1978 Ralph Bakshi animated film. The Lord of the Rings, part 1. Note: There are ripples in the paper. Not very noticeable from the front. 16.5" x 13.5".
Signed by Mentor Huebner as "Mentor" in the lower left corner. Mentor Huebner (July 19, 1917 - March 19, 2001) was a leading Hollywood production illustrator who did storyboards, production art and creative concepts for more than 250 films, including King Kong (1976), Blade Runner (1982) and Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula (1992). His early work was uncredited on Fiddler on the Roof (1971), The Time Machine (1960), Ben-Hur (1959), North by Northwest (1959), Forbiden Planet (1956), Quo Vadis (1951) and Strangers on a Train (1951). As a fine artist, Huebner painted landscapes, seascapes, cityscapes and portraits, creating some 2000 paintings and exhibiting in 50 one-man shows. He also taught art as an instructor at Chouinard Art Institute.This artwork comes with a Certificate of Authenticity (COA) from Bakshi Productions, Inc. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Animation Art & Merchandise\Animation Art". The seller is "ralphbakshi" and is located in this country: US.
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