Sunday, November 14, 2010


Original Walt Disney Studio maquette of Pinocchio measuring 8 ½ in. tall, constructed of plaster over wire with hand-painted details. The maquette dates from approximately 1938 (prior to the release of the film) and is marked on the edge of the base "© WDP" and stamped on the bottom with "Return to character model department #22". The animators would refer to these three dimensional plaster maquettes during production for visual continuity. 


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