Jason and the Argonauts

Lot # 178 - Live Auction 2017 - Ray Harryhausen Hand-Drawn Concept of Triton (William Gudgeon) and the Argo

Stock #70988

A hand-drawn concept sketch from circa 1961 displaying Triton (William Gudgeon) and the Argo from the Don Chaffey fantasy-adventure film Jason and the Argonauts. The image shows Triton, son of Poseidon, holding back the rocks to allow the Argo safe passage.

It is executed in charcoal on paper. A black ink border completes the composition. The lower-right corner is torn with a tape repair, and a section of the upper-right corner is missing. Otherwise the artwork is in very good condition. Dimensions: 43 cm x 56 cm (17" x 22")

£2,000 - 3,000

Please note this lot is sold without copyright, reproduction rights, licensing agreements or any other type of legal release.

Literature

The final, key art for an alternate version of this image features on page 162 of Ray Harryhausen: An Animated Life by Ray Harryhausen and Tony Dalton, published by Aurum.

Certificate of Authenticity This item comes with a Prop Store Certificate of Authenticity.

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