Mary Blair Contemporary Resort Mural Prototype.

Currency:USD Category:Collectibles / Disneyana Start Price:8,000.00 USD Estimated At:10,000.00 - 20,000.00 USD
Mary Blair Contemporary Resort Mural Prototype.
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(Contemporary Resort, 1971) An incredible prototype tile display created by Disney Legend Mary Blair for her large mural at the Contemporary Resort Hotel. Blair's vibrant and stylish mural has become a Walt Disney World landmark in its own right, and this ceramic tile artwork was originally created by Blair as her pitch to show the process by which she would create the final mural. As a stunning piece of original Mary Blair artwork in its own right, the two characters depicted in this ceramic prototype even made it into the final mural seen within the Contemporary Resort. This artwork is composed of (12) tiles that together form the overall 46.5"x35" image. Blair signed the artwork along the bottom in raised ceramic letters. This piece was returned to Blair from WED as a thank you for her contributions to the mural, and was proudly displayed by Blair at her home for many years. The piece was later offered by the Mary Blair Family Trust following her death. This artwork is an incredible testament to the talent of one of Disney's most iconic artists, and is also a significant artifact in the history of Walt Disney World. The condition is very fine, with minor wear from previous display and its original use. This item will require special shipping arrangements. Please contact us for details and estimates.