This limited-edition cel depicting George, John, Paul, and Ringo was inspired by The Beatles Saturday morning cartoon series. The show premiered on September 25th, 1965 on ABC television and ran until... Click To Read More About This Product
This limited-edition cel depicting George, John, Paul, and Ringo was inspired by The Beatles Saturday morning cartoon series. The show premiered on September 25th, 1965 on ABC television and ran until April 20th, 1969. In all, 39 episodes of The Beatles cartoon were produced.
This sericel is a composite of production cels all from the episode "I'm Down." "I'm Down" originally aired on October 8, 1966.
Each color used in the re-creation of this image has been screen-printed with precision, one color at a time, onto the cel. The lithographed background accompanying this cel has been printed on premium acid-free paper.
Portraits is a limited edition of 500 sericels. In addition, there are 50 publisher's proofs numbered PP 1/50 to PP 50/50 and 5 hors de commerce numbered, HC 1/5 to 5/5 totaling 555 pieces. Conforming to the practice of fine art printing, the elements used to create the edition are destroyed when the edition is closed.
The original art cels for both the cel and the background are archived with the publisher. No additional multiples of the sericel version of this image, including proofs, have been produced in this limited edition except only as necessary to replace pieces in this edition that are damaged in production or shipment, but still maintaining the stated edition size.