Silly Symphony - Merbabies directed by Rudolf Ising and Vernon Stallings, 1938
A vintage 12.5 in. x 10 in. peg hole paper of a water
concept art that was embellished in pencil, ink and gouache. The artistic piece
itself measures 5 in. x 7 in., which features a colorful underwater setting
where the merbabies amuse and perform their circus show. The artist responsible for this piece, Ferdinand Horvath, signed on
the bottom of the right. Horvath is legendary for his contribution to backgrounds, character
designs and scenarios to over fifty Disney shorts. His work also extends to Disney’s
debut film, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.