The Beatles - Yellow Submarine (1968) - Film cel lots up for auction on the 22nd of June

22nd June 2023

Attention all Beatles enthusiasts and collectors! An incredible opportunity has arrived for you to own a truly unique and iconic piece of music history. Up for auction on the 22nd June at the Burstow & Hewett Abbey Auction Gallery is this original hand-painted film cel from the 1968 animated film 'Yellow Submarine.' This extraordinary piece, painted by the talented Joyce Hargreaves, features the 5.5cm long yellow submarine film cel with additional original abstract watercolours and sketches.

This artwork comes directly from the estate of Joyce Hargreaves. As an artist closely associated with the production of 'Yellow Submarine,' Hargreaves's work played a significant role in bringing the film to life. Owning a piece of art connects you to the Beatles' legacy and celebrates Hargreaves's artistic contribution to this beloved masterpiece.

The hand-painted film cel is a one-of-a-kind collector's item that will undoubtedly become the crown jewel of any Beatles memorabilia collection. Whether you are a die-hard Beatles fan or an art enthusiast seeking a truly unique piece, this auction is an opportunity you don't want to miss.

Look out for our upcoming catalogue for its feature in our Antiques Auction, released on Thursday, the 15th June and appreciate the Fab Four's unparalleled talent and enduring influence. Place your bid and embark on a journey back to the magical world of the Yellow Submarine with this extraordinary piece of musical history.

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