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    After MAURICE SENDAK - Cayard Animation Studios
    Three Original Celluloid Panels, 1970
    Seven Monsters for "Sesame Street," after Maurice Sendak's ideas and artwork
    Pen and ink on hand-painted acetate, with high-definition color printed backgrounds
    7.5in. x 9.5in. (sight size)
    Not signed, two are stamped on back with the Cayard authentification stamp

    Although later the Seven Monsters would evolve into a popular animated television show for Nickelodeon, these cels are from their seminal project: a segment to teach counting to be used for PBS' "Sesame Street" -- but the project was never completed, when initial testing revealed children were frightened when the seventh monster unscrewed his head!

    Keywords: The Nutshell Library, Where the Wild Things Are, Wild things, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, children's author, Illustrator, Caldecott Medalist, Hans Christian Andersen International Medalist, Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, Jewish Cultural Achievement Award, National Medal of Arts, F.A.O. Schwarz window display designer, Chicken Soup, Night Kitchen, Little Bear, monsters


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    Auction Dates
    October, 2004
    29th Friday
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