King of the Geniis

Lot # 186 - Live Auction 2017 - Ray Harryhausen Hand-Drawn Concept of the Styracosaurus Attack

Stock #70981

A hand-drawn concept sketch from circa 1969-70 showing a Styracosaurus attack in the unrealised film King of the Geniis, in which Sinbad would do battle in a forgotten world inhabited by dinosaurs.

This is one of only a handful of sketches made by Ray Harryhausen for the project. It shows the prehistoric creature flipping a poor soul over its head while his comrades look on. It is rendered on paper in pencil and remains in very good condition. Dimensions: 41 cm x 50 cm (16" x 19 1/2")

£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 version of this image features on page 293 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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