This is one of the more peaceful and reflective cels in the collection -- the Nuns traveling in the Ava Maria sequence.
There are two cels: one of the Nuns and another of the ground and foreground trees. The background is airbrushed.
Ava Maria Cel (click to enlarge)
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From “Fantasia” (1940), the Night on Bald Mountain/Ave Maria sequence. [ From Sotheby's: Walt Disney celluloid from "Fantasia," 1940. The gouache on celluloid depicting nuns bearing candles from the Night on Bald Mountain/Ava Maria sequence, applied to an airbrushed background, matted and framed. 8.5x13. Sotheby's auction 7491, Lot 289. BACK: The Bonfoey Co., Cleveland, OH 216-621-0178. FRONT: WD (ink) stamp in lower left. [Image: 13"W x 8-11/16"H] Acquired 2000. SeqID-0722 Updated: 7/16/2005
NOTE: Image used in Mindy Aloff’s book “Hippo In A Tutu” (SeqID-1953), pg. 155. “A production cel on a non-production background of the Pilgrims’ Procession in Fantasia’s ‘Ave Maria.’” Aloff, Mindy. "Hippo In A Tutu: Dance in Disney Animation." Los Angeles, CA: Disney Editions, 2008.