Batman: The Animated Serie s- Limited Edition, Hand-Painted Production Cell, No# 2 of 400 : This auction is for one limited edition, production, hand painted cell that was used in, Batman: The Animation Series, specific episode was titled, "And Vengence Begins". The Cell is in mint condition and comes with its COA which was issused by CLAMPETT STUDIO's. THe COA is number 2 of 400 and was issued in 2004. The cell is double matted on acid free matting and its approx sizes are a follows: an The cell is signed by the following: Alan Burnett, Bruce Timm, Eric Radomski, Glen Murakami & Paul Dini. All Batman fans recognize these as the principal persons who produced the animated series. The approx. size of the frame is 23-1/4 inches x 18-1/4 inches. THe approx. size of the visible cell is 16 inches x 12-1/4 inches. The frame is black and the back of the frame is designed with pockets to hold the COA.
The cell is MINT and so is the frame and the COA. The cell has always been kept out direct sunlight and was in a climate controlled room.
This is a limited edition hand-painted cel. Limited edtion hand-painted cels are non-production cels created specifically for the collector market. They are produced in fixed limited quantities. Originally intended to recreate original production cels, some studios and artists now create completely new "cels" based on new, non-production art. Both hand-inking and xerography are used for the outlines; all are hand-painted on the back.
This cell is was not used in the series, those cells typically have holes on them to retain them in the order to be filmed. This type of cell is typically what collectors seek.