Sunday, July 29, 2012

Animation Auction Catalog from Profiles in History

The big Profiles in History Animation Auction takes place today in Calabasas Hills, California. The catalog of artwork has 203 numbered pages and is cover-to-cover chock-full of beautiful drawings, cels and more. Early pieces from the Fleischer Studios, UPA, Walter Lantz; classics from Warner Bros., Hanna-Barbera and others; Plus loads from Disney--even theme park props. It's an amazing collection.

Front Cover
All catalog images © Profiles in History











A few examples include:

Page 5 and 12 - Original Production Cels + Backgrounds for Fleischer's Poor Cinderella, Warner Bros' Hollywood Steps Out...



Page 55 and 67 - Disney's Mr. Toad Ride Vehicle, Walt's First Camera...



Page 180 - Original Production Cels + Backgrounds for Sleeping Beauty...



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And all of the pages with Snow White items up for sale:


Page 48 - Production Drawings, Production Cels...



Page 50 and 52 - Rubber Figures, Children's Lamps, Post Toasties Cut-Outs plus Pinocchio Game and other items...



Page 56 - Disneyland Snow White Adventures Signage plus Small World, Pirates, and Haunted Mansion items...



Page 96 and 97 - 1937 Signed Book, Original Courvoisier Cel Setups...



Page 98 and 99 - Production Drawings, Cel Setups...



Page 100 and 101 - Production Drawings, Cel Setups...



Page 102 - Vertical Pan Production Cel + Background...



Page 103 and 104 - Production Drawings, Cel Setups...



Page 105 - Original Production Cels + Production Background...



Page106 and 108 - Original Layout Drawings, Production Cels, Signed Argentinean Exhibitor Program...



Page 107 - Original Production Cels + Production Background...



Page 109 - Original Production Cels + Production Background...



Page 110 - Original Layout Drawing, Production Drawings, Storyboard Panel, Storybook Artwork...



Page 136 and 182 - Water Babies Circus Book Cel (1940), Hand-Painted Publicity Cel (1960s)...

2 comments:

  1. Well, I'm sure glad you won that cel of the witch dipping the apple in the poison. A bargain at $120,000!!

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  2. Quite a deal indeed...for a millionaire! :)

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