Original hand-painted background, 10.5" x 12.5" from the 1949 Chuck Jones-directed & Academy Award-nominated short cartoon, "Mouse Wreckers." The background is presented with a recreated hand-inked, hand-painted ovelay cel matched to the scene.
“Yeah, yeah. Sure, sure.” So it goes with Hubie & Bertie, two hobo
mice that want to set up house-keeping in a new home patrolled the champion
mouser, Claude Cat (pun alert: get it?)
Suffice it to say that Claude ends up shivering in the upper branches of
a tree as our two intrepid rodents roast marshmallows over a roaring flame in
Original background layout drawing by Maurice Noble for the 1952 Chuck Jones directed “Rabbit Seasoning.” Graphite and colored pencil on 12 field (10.5″ x 12.5″) two-hole punch animation paper. Selected for inclusion in the upcoming Chuck Jones exhibit at AMPAS (Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences) opening May 14, 2010 in Los Angeles.