"Johnny Appleseed" Illustration by Al Dempster, 1957

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    Original gouache on illustration board for
    Volume 2, Number 5, August 1957
    Pgs. 8/9
    Artist: Al Dempster

    Lunchbox Photography, minty pix, and 35 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. spacesick 82 months ago | reply

      oh my god

      what I wouldn't give to see this up close- in person! I bet it's absolutely bootyful.

    2. minty pix 82 months ago | reply

      awe! a childhood fave of mine!! brings back lots of good memories. love it! :D

    3. kaicito 82 months ago | reply

      gorgeous! that film has been a favorite since forever...

    4. wardomatic 81 months ago | reply

      Oh wow...the colors are so rich and vibrant. Gouache never looked so GOOD!

    5. jparr 81 months ago | reply

      This makes me crazy, I grew up with this story, always loved it. How lovely to see it so bright and pretty.

    6. chrissilvares 81 months ago | reply

      Lindas as ilustrações.Bjs.Chris.

    7. satoridork 80 months ago | reply

      Dempster painted backgrounds for just about every Disney feature film from Fantasia (1940) to Fantasia (2000) . He died a year later, in 2001
      As a BG artist myself, I've been a lifelong fan of his work.
      Check him on IMDB. It's an impressive career.

    8. pomogalaxy 56 months ago | reply

      Today (September 19) is Johnny Appleseeds' Birthday! Happy Birthday Johnny!

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