Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation

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(Windsor McCay, 1914) Brilliant original production drawing of Gertie and Jumbo the mastodon from Gertie the Dinosaur, which depicts the Brontosaurus peering down at a wooly mammoth as it walks by. Accomplished in ink on 7.5 x 6 rice paper marked "75" in the lower right corner, and matted to an overall size of 9.5 x 7.5. In fine condition, with a small tear to upper left corner, light overall wri…

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(Fleischer Studios, 1935) Original Color Classics production background from The Kids in the Shoe featuring a brilliant hand-painted landscape with the colorful shoe-turned-house. Accomplished in gouache and airbrush on an 11.25 x 8.25 sheet of illustration board. In fine condition. A positively gorgeous piece, exceptionally vibrant and remarkably vivid for such an early cartoon, which was produce…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1933) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse from The Mail Pilot, which depicts the pint-sized aviator flying his plane that appears to be wingless. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on untrimmed 12 x 9.5 animation paper marked "4" in the lower right corner. Image measures 6.25 x 6.25. Mounted and matted to an overall size of 17 x 14.5. In fine condition.

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1934) Original production drawing featuring Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck from The Dognapper, showing them as cops riding a motorcycle. Accomplished in graphite on untrimmed 12 x 9.5 animation paper, marked "185" in the lower corner. Image measures 4.25 x 3.5. In fine condition. The Dognapper was Donald's third short and was the first adventure story to feature both Micke…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1935) Original production storyboard drawing of Mickey Mouse, Goofy, and Peg Leg Pete from Mickey's Service Station, which shows Mickey holding the car door for their large and angry customer as Goofy looks on. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on 8.75 x 6.75 artist paper marked "114" in the lower border. Characters measure 1 x 2 (Goofy), 1.75 x 3 (Mickey), and…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1936) Original production drawing featuring Mickey Mouse from Mickey's Circus, showing him delicately balancing during his unrehearsed high wire act. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on untrimmed 12 x 10 animation paper, marked "21" in the lower right. Character image measures 3 x 5.75, with a total image area of 12 x 5.75. In fine condition, with a few small …

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1936) Original production drawing of Mickey Mouse from Mickey's Polo Team, which shows Mickey with mallet riding feverishly atop his horse during a match. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on untrimmed 12 x 10 animation paper marked "204A" in the lower right corner; the bottom of the sheet also bears two "Art Props" stamps, identified as "UM 38, SC12" and "UM28…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1937) Wonderful original production cel of Grumpy, Happy, Sneezy, and Sleepy from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which depicts Grumpy, fresh from his recent bath, wearing a floral crown as the other three dwarfs delight in his frustration. This splendidly achieved moment occurs at the end of the film's memorable 'Bluddle-Uddle-Um-Dum (The Dwarfs' Washing Song)&…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1937) Original production cel of Dopey from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The cel has been trimmed and applied to a woodgrain background as prepared by Courvoisier Galleries for sale. Dopey measures 3.25 x 3, with a mat opening of 7 x 7.75. Matted to an overall size of 16 x 17.75, with the mat entitled "Dopey." The piece has a portion of the original Disney Courvoisier Ga…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1937) Original preliminary model sheet drawing of Snow White by Frank Follmer for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, which shows the original Disney princess in nine different poses. Accomplished in graphite on untrimmed 12 x 9 artist paper, which is signed with his initials in the lower right, "F. F." Total image measures 11.5 x 9. Matted to an overall size of 18.25 x 15.75. …

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1937) Significant original production drawing featuring the Wicked Witch from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, showing her holding her basket of poison apples. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on untrimmed 12 x 10 animation paper, stamped in the lower left, "Prod. 2001, Seq. 13A, Scene 15," and marked "461" in two corners. Image measures 6.25 x 5.25. In fine condi…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1937) Very attractive original production drawing of Snow White from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, showing Disney's first princess in a lovely three-quarter-length pose measuring 3.5 x 7.5. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on untrimmed 12 x 10 animation paper marked "39" in the lower right corner. In fine condition, with an excised lower left corner, and a …

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1939) Large and detailed original production drawing featuring Mickey Mouse, Pluto, and Judge from Society Dog Show, showing Pluto getting his medal for saving the day. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on untrimmed 12 x 10 animation paper, marked "11" in the lower corner. Images measure 3 x 3.5 (Mickey), 2.75 x 3.25 (Pluto), and 4.25 x 5.55 (Judge). In fine condit…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Magnificent and rare original mini-panoramic production key master background set-up from Pinocchio, which depicts the sinister Coachman of Pleasure Island, standing with arms akimbo in an intimidating full-figure pose, and a small cowering donkey still wearing schoolboy clothes. The cels have placed on a terrific hand-painted production background of the crate-filled h…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Original concept painting of Mickey Mouse from the 'Sorcerer's Apprentice' segment of Fantasia, which shows the young wizard-to-be during his magical dream sequence: standing atop a pinnacle and wearing the mystical hat of the Sorcerer Yen Sid as he commands the stars and planets to dance across the heavens with the wave of his hands. Accomplished in gouach…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Original concept painting of Mickey Mouse from the 'Sorcerer's Apprentice' segment of Fantasia, which shows the young wizard-to-be carrying two buckets of water at the start of the segment. Accomplished in gouache on black 8 x 6.25 artist's board. In fine condition, with tack holes to corners.

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Original concept painting of Mickey Mouse from the 'Sorcerer's Apprentice' segment of Fantasia, which shows the young wizard-to-be standing underwater as he fruitlessly attempts to scoop out water with his bucket after his magical broom plan backfires. Accomplished in gouache on black 7 x 6 artist's board. In fine condition, with tack holes to corners.

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Fantastic original production cels of Pinocchio, Honest John, and Gideon from Pinocchio, which depicts the devious fox and his dimwitted feline sidekick as they ambush Pinocchio on his way to school. Character images measure 3 x 4 (Pinocchio), 5.25 x 4.25 (Gideon), and 6 x 6.5 (Honest John), with overall dimensions of 31.75 x 12.75. The cels are placed on a panoramic D…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Rare original production cels of Pinocchio and a group of Cossack marionettes from Pinocchio, which shows the boy-puppet surrounded by several strung soldier puppets during the memorable 'I've Got No Strings' musical sequence. The cels have been trimmed and applied to an airbrushed background as prepared by Courvoisier Galleries for sale. Total character im…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Original concept painting of Jiminy Cricket from Pinocchio, which shows the goodhearted cricket dressed as a tramp and emerging from a smoking pipe near the start of the film. Jiminy’s expression is in keeping with the scene, which takes place at the very moment the Blue Fairy comes into the house, addresses Geppetto, and brings life to Pinocchio. To his astonish…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Original production cel featuring Stromboli from Pinocchio, showing the evil gypsy eating an onion with a large knife. The cel is trimmed to form, applied to a new cel, and placed on a matching Disney studio 'Art Props' background. Character image measures 8.25 x 5, with a mat opening of 12.75 x 7.75. Double-matted and framed with a title caption to an overall …

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Original production cel of Hyacinth Hippo from Fantasia, which depicts the lovely hippopotamus during the 'Dance of the Hours' sequence. The cel, which is marked "2004, Seq. 10.2," is placed on a beautiful modern hand-painted presentation background. Image measures 5 x 3.25, with overall dimensions of 12.25 x 9.75. In fine condition, with the cel slightly trimm…

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Original concept storyboard drawing of Thistle Dancers from Fantasia, which depicts three of the pink-hatted thistles dancing during the 'Nutcracker Suite' segment. Accomplished in pastel on black 12 x 10 artist paper. Total image measures 11 x 8.75. In fine condition, with pin holes to corners and toning to upper left corner.

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(Walt Disney Studios, 1940) Original concept storyboard drawing of Jacchus and Bacchus from Fantasia, which depicts the jovial wine-loving characters embracing during the film's 'Pastoral Symphony' segment. Accomplished in graphite and colored pastel on 12 x 10 animation paper, which bears the "WDP" stamp to lower right corner. Total character image measures 7.25 x 5.5. In fine condit…

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