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    Lillian Gish in The Wind (c.1928). Original Aris Bacci Art Concept Gouache Painting on Cardstock (12" X 19.5").
    The MGM art department had Aris Bacci working for them painting design concepts for posters, ad campaigns, and storyboards. Mr. Bacci was an accomplished "futuristic" artist, and an intimate of Ettore Buggati, becoming artistic advisor and ad director for the famed Bugatti line in the 1920s. Bacci began working in Hollywood in the late 1920s, and worked for such studios as MGM, Warner Brothers and Paramount, producing a quantity of concept and finished pieces for the advertisement of their films. This splendid gouache painting was done for the famous Victor Seastrom directed film starring Lillian Gish. Very Fine+ on Paper.


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