Garden Within The Art of Peter Ellenshaw
Artist: Peter Ellenshaw, signed on title page.
Publisher/Date: Mill Pond Press; First Edition, stated (c. 1996)
Format/Condition: Oblong hardcover book with dust jacket in Near Fine condition: signed. Covers have gold stickers. Binding good; pages clean and unmarked. Dimensions: 12.5 x 1 x 10 inches Lavishly illustrated in color.
Artist signed on title page.
Description: Peter Ellenshaw (1913-2007) was an English matte designer and special effects creator who worked on many Disney features. Born in London, he moved to America in 1953. After Peter Ellenshaw retired from the film business, he dedicated his life to his passion for painting. Numerous works were created, of both Disney and non-Disney themed subjects, which have been highly collected. He was named a Disney Legend in 1993.
This volume showcases an exquisite collection of 72 of the spectacular paintings of Peter Ellenshaw, this book traces the life, travels and remarkable 60-year career of this singular artist, from his early years in the film industry, where he won an Academy Award for his artistic efforts, to his celebrated career in fine art.
With tributes from Diane Disney Miller, Leonard Maltin, Fess Parker and others, "The Garden Within -- The Art of Peter Ellenshaw" is a visual treasure of magnificent art by "one of the painting masters of our age."