Lot 1059: (Walt Disney Studios, 1937) Sought-after original production publicity drawing by artist Manuel Gonzales for the fifth and final panel of a 1937 Good Housekeeping magazine ad for Silly Symphony, showing Little Hiawatha running away from Bear Cub. Accomplished in graphite and colored pencil on slightly trimmed 12 x 10 animation paper. Total image measures 11.25 x 5.25. In fine condition, with a trivial spot of soiling and slight toning to right edge. Accompanied by a color copy of the original advertisement. A wonderful drawing by Gonzales during his brief tenure in the publicity art department at Walt Disney Studios, a preliminary stopover for many of Disney's most legendary artists.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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