A William Cameron Menzies illustration for Gone With The Wind
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/Selznick International Pictures, 1939. Watercolor, ink, and pencil on paper, matted and framed. One of Menzies' scene studies for the famous "Burning of Atlanta" scene, depicting a warehouse on fire with a man leading a horse and cart down the street past the blaze.
Menzies was the production designer on Gone With The Wind and created many such concept illustrations as well as storyboards, needing to control the look of the film as well as keep the massive production on track.
Overall: 16 1/4 x 24 1/2 in.; Within mat: 10 1/4 x 17 3/4 in.