Eyvind Earle

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Eyvind Earle

Paintings

Nationality: American

Birth Place: California (United States)

Biography:
Eyvind Earle was born in Manhattan, New York, April 26,1916, and died in Carmel, California, July 20, 2000, age 84. Eyvind Earle is best known for his work for Walt Disney, which included designing and painting backgrounds for Sleeping Beauty, part of Lady and the Tramp, and other films. His artistic career included drawings, paintings in watercolor, oil, and other media, many different forms of printmaking, greeting cards, sculpture, animation, film, poetry, autobiography and other writing. His art is popular in the US and even more popular in Japan. Eyvind’s father did not allow him to play with other children and instead challenged him, at 10 years old, to either read 50 pages of a book or do a painting every day. Eyvind did both. At 14 he had his first one man art show in France. At 21 he bicycled from Hollywood, to New York, painting and selling 42 watercolors to support himself and writing a 10,000 word diary along the way. He had numerous one man shows in many art galleries, and his work hangs in museums and in many personal collections. Earle's early work was realistic, but by the time he was 21, he had developed his own style, simple, strong stylized but recognizable forms and fantastic landscapes. His skilled use of light and dark, intense color and elegant drawing continues to influence artists today. His art is not merely decorative, although there are decorative elements; the work is strong, and the use of line and color convey mood and emotion.


 

Eyvind Earle Original Art Values Sold at Auction

ItemRealized
Eyvind Earle The Truth About Mother Goose London Bridge Concept Art (Walt Disney, 1957)
Eyvind Earle The Truth About Mother Goose London Bridge Concept Art (Walt Disney, 1957)....
Lot 95233
Auction 7142
Sunday, June 12, 2016
$40,630.00
EYVIND EARLE (American, 1916-2000) Sleeping Beauty Animation Background Painting with Cel Set-Up, 1959 Mixed media 12
EYVIND EARLE (American, 1916-2000)Sleeping Beauty Animation Background Painting with Cel Set-Up, 1959Mixed media12...
Lot 96081
Auction 7016
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
$35,850.00
Eyvind Earle Sleeping Beauty Castle and Coach Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1959)
Eyvind Earle Sleeping Beauty Castle and Coach Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1959)....
Lot 95221
Auction 7142
Sunday, June 12, 2016
$23,900.00
Eyvind Earle Sleeping Beauty King Stephan and King Hubert Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1959)
Eyvind Earle Sleeping Beauty King Stephan and King Hubert Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1959)....
Lot 95222
Auction 7142
Sunday, June 12, 2016
$22,705.00
Eyvind Earle Sleeping Beauty Maleficent Production Cel and Pan Master Production Background Setup (Walt Disney, 19... (T...
Eyvind Earle Sleeping Beauty Maleficent Production Cel and Pan Master Production Background Setup (Walt Disney, 19... (Total: 2 Original Art)
Lot 94306
Auction 7108
Friday, April 10, 2015
$20,315.00

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ItemCurrent Bid
Eyvind Earle (American, 1916-2000) Trees and Sky, 1966 Acrylic on Masonite 40 x 30 inches (101.6 x 76.2 cm) Signed l
Eyvind Earle (American, 1916-2000)Trees and Sky, 1966Acrylic on Masonite40 x 30 inches (101.6 x 76.2 cm)Signed l...
Lot 62290
Auction 5285
Monday, June 12, 2017
$1,000.00
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