Jason and the Argonauts

Lot #415 - Entertainment Memorabilia Live Auction - Ray Harryhausen Hand-Drawn Concept Sketch of Jason's (Todd Armstrong) Arrival At Mount Olympus

Stock #71008

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 showing Jason's (Todd Armstrong) arrival at Mount Olympus from the production of Don Chaffey's fantasy adventure Jason and the Argonauts. The artwork shows Jason at the Gateway to the Gods, being greeted by Hermes (Michael Gwynn).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, but the piece remains in very good overall condition. Dimensions: 51 cm x 34 cm (20" x 13 1/2")

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

Literature

The final version of this image can be seen on page 92 of Harryhausen: The Lost Movies by John Walsh, published by Titan Books.

Estimate: £1,500 - 2,500 †Δ

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

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