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    Little Women by Joseph "Mac" McMillan Johnson (MGM, 1946). Near Mint on Board. Signed Original Gouache Concept Rendering (18" X 12.5") in Matt and Frame (25" X 20").
    Signed by artist Joseph "Mac" McMillan Johnson, this one of a kind, bucolic illustration comes from Mervyn LeRoy's 1949 version of Little Women. Johnson worked for decades in Hollywood as an art director and visual effects artist, getting his start in 1939 as an illustrator for Gone with the Wind and a special effects technician in The Wizard of Oz. This piece shows off Johnson's skill with scenic design and shows next to no wear in the actual painting. The board it is mounted on has mild toning, some foxing, and a chip in the lower right that has been reattached with paper tape on the verso. However, none of these issues affect the painting itself, which displays beautiful.


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