Jason and the Argonauts

Lot #413 - Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction - Ray Harryhausen Hand-Drawn Concept Sketch of Triton (William Gudgeon) and the Argo

Stock #70989

This lot will be sold on Tuesday, 1st December (day 1 of the auction.) Lots 1-463 will be sold on day 1 (lots 464-913 will be sold on day 2). The auction will begin at 2:00 pm GMT. Lots are sold sequentially so there is no preset ending time. A live streaming broadcast of the auction will be available on auction days.

A hand-drawn Ray Harryhausen concept sketch of Triton (William Gudgeon) and the Argo from the production of Don Chaffey's fantasy adventure Jason and the Argonauts. The image depicts Triton, son of Posiedon, holding back falling rocks to allow the Argo safe passage. The artwork is rendered in pencil on vellum, the second stage of Harryhausen's three-stage creative process. The edges of the vellum are irregularly cut and the top-right section of the drawing has darkened from storage. Dimensions: 58 cm x 38 cm (22 3/4" x 15")

Sold without copyright; see copyright notice in the Buyer's Guide.

Literature

The final version of this image can be seen on page 162 of Ray Harryhausen: An Animated Life, published by Aurum.

Estimate: £2,000 - 3,000 †Δ

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

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