Dark Hall Mansion (DHM) have announced two new BETTY BOOP art prints by Naja Conrad-Hansen. Under license of King Features Syndicate and Fleischer Studios, DHM will release two prints with multiple variations — a standard ‘Valentine’ edition, a variant ‘NYC’ edition, and two canvas variants based on both artworks… all to be strictly limited, giclee printed, and hand-numbered.
“BETTY BOOP” Standard (Valentine) edition of 280 – $65
“BETTY BOOP” Variant (NY) edition of 50 – $100
The two canvas editions — one based on the ‘Valentine’ artwork (limited to 10), the other on the ‘NYC’ artwork (limited to 10) — will cost $175 each.
All prints measure 18″ x 24″.
DHM’s full press release regarding this drop:
Dark Hall Mansion is honored to again work with Fleischer Studios on one of their most renowned legacies and most beloved of American cartoon charmers, Betty Boop, with no less than the extraordinarily gifted Naja Conrad-Hansen on as commissioned artist for DHM’s officially licensed limited-edition print release thisFriday, February 5th!
Dark Hall Mansion under license from King Features Syndicate and Fleischer Studios, will release Naja Conrad-Hansen’s two striking limited-edition prints for the doe-eyed beauty whose sass and charm began in 1930 yet who knows no era, enchanting audiences to this very day.
We’re honored to have back artist Naja Conrad-Hansen, voted amongst the “200 Best Illustrators Worldwide” by Lürzer’s archive four times in a row, most recently in 2014/15. Naja, who recently wowed print collectors with her stunning work on Dark Hall Mansion’s official Jimi Hendrix print releases, brings her stunning skills to bear on two very different Betty Boop pieces: the first a special treat that has Betty, friend Bimbo, and her little puppy Pudgy all dolled up for Valentine’s Day; the second, a very limited edition that is pure ’70s and all Betty attitude! In this latter piece, we asked Naja to bring her high-fashion sensibilities to bear in rendering the timeless Betty with a distinctively 70’s flair; as we explained it, this Betty is all attitude, hangs with Mick Jagger, circa “Some Girls.” Think Naja nailed it and we trust fans will be thrilled.
Betty Boop’s edgy Jazz Age origins come courtesy the incomparable animation pioneer and legend, Max Fleischer, and it’s a testament to the Fleischer Studios artistry that she’s as beloved and recognizable today, still enchanting all ages and demographics worldwide. As always, it is truly an honor for Dark Hall Mansion to be entrusted to work on such a legacy project and we hope fans will support these releases, enabling the Fleischer series to continue.
The print and all of its variations will go on sale at Dark Hall Mansion’s online store this Friday, February 5th at 9:30 AM PST. All sales are final.