Lady and the Tramp Original Pencil Drawing Illustration Bella Notte Signed by Illustrator, Kurtz

View-Master 3-D Lady and the Tramp (Walt Disney, 1987). John Kurtz Original Illustration of the  iconic Bella Notte Scene.   This beautiful pencil concept drawing is taken from the original art done, by Mr. Kurtz, for View-Master.  Created with a variety of graphite pencil giving the art a new and different feel from the watercolor airbrush look from the book. On sketchbook paper (12" x 14"). In very fine condition with some creasing along edges. Signed by the artist in the lower right hand corner.  A copy of the product will be included.  Certificate of Authenticity from the Cricket Gallery.


"Bella Notte" is a song from the animated feature film, Lady and the Tramp. It is a love ballad and the film's signature song.


"This is the night
It's a beautiful night
And we call it bella notte

Look at the skies
They have stars in their eyes
On this lovely bella notte

So take the love of your loved one
You'll need it about this time
To keep from falling like a star
When you make that dizzy climb

For this is the night
And the heavens are right
On this lovely bella notte
On this lovely Bella notte"


John Kurtz is a master of the lost art of illustration, using paints, ink, pencils, airbrushes and more to conjure the imagery that has brought joy to so many. Over his long career, he’s created work for publishers like Disney Press and Scholastic, done character work for Cartoon Network, Sesame Street and Nickelodeon, and crafted memorable advertising for Coca-Cola. With over 25 Winnie the Pooh books in his pocket, it’s a safe bet that you grew up with John’s artwork, or shared it with children of your own.

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