Sale Date: Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 11:00 AM

Welcome to our Summer 2012 Animation Auction! We are pleased to present this offering of over 900 unique lots of amazing art. Working in partnership with Van Eaton Galleries, we have assembled some of the most important animation artwork ever created by Walt Disney, Walter Lantz, Hanna-Barbera, Warner Bros., Charles Schulz, among others. You will undoubtedly find your favorite characters among this collection.

Here are a few of the highlights:

  • Fleischer Studios rare color production cel and production background featuring Betty Boop
  • Extremely rare animation cel from Chuck Jones’ One Froggy Evening
  • Original production cel from the opening titles of the classic Bewitched TV series
  • Gustaf Tenggren original painting of Little Red Riding Hood
  • “Ratty” ride car from the Disneyland “Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride” attraction
  • Rare Disneyland vintage attraction posters
  • Original and unique Prospectus for the funding of Disneyland
  • Walt Disney’s documented first movie camera for Laugh-O-Grams
  • Ub Iwerks Steamboat Willie layout drawing
  • Walt Disney and staff signed “Snow White” book
  • Vertical pan production background of the Hag creating the Poison Apple from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
  • Original cel and matching background featuring Pinocchio, Geppetto and Figaro
  • Mary Blair original concept artwork
  • Eyvind Earle original concept art
  • Original production cel from the “Bella Notte” sequence of Lady and the Tramp
  • Original production cel and matching production background from The Jungle Book