Saturday, January 5, 2013

Snow White by Romero Britto

Artist Romero Britto brings us these high-gloss, stone resin figures of Snow White and Dopey. Manufactured by Enesco, the pieces were first introduced to retailers in June 2012. The Disney by Britto series includes other classic characters as well.

The sitting Snow White measures approximately 4.25" (10.5cm) tall. Suggested retail price: $45 (USD).

Enesco Item No: 4030819.

Stock images copyright Disney/Enesco/Britto.

Although the piece is from 2012, the bottom stamp is copyrighted 2011.

Bottom image courtesy of drj1828.

Dopey holds a heart in his right hand. The piece stands about 8.375" ( high. SRP: $70.

Enesco Item No: 4030814.

Dopey and Grumpy show up in a couple of earlier Britto design interpretations. Also made of resin, these mini-figurines were introduced by Enesco in October 2011, but generally weren't seen on store shelves for sometime after. The UK Disney Store site listed them sometime in August 2012. Figures are approximately 8cm tall. Retail price £14 (GBP). Each sold separately. Still available.

Disney Store Item No: 410044758711P. Enesco Item No: 4026298.

Figures come packaged in a clear window gift box.

Disney Store Item No: 410044758636P. Enesco Item No: 4026299.

Romero Britto is a self-taught modern day pop artist whose vibrant colors, distinctive patterns, and clever symbols run wild throughout his works. Born in Brazil, Romero is now based in Miami where his painting, printmaking, and sculpture have achieved international recognition.

From his website...
Britto considers the role of an artist to be an agent of positive change. He serves as a benefactor, donating time, art and resources to over 250 charitable organizations.

A few of the Britto Snow White paintings...

Snow White by Britto isn't limited to just sculptures and paintings. It's also morphed into more utilitarian items such as notepads, keychains, mugs, plates and more.

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