Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Alice in Wonderland Dodo Model Sheet Original Art (Walt Disney, 1951). The Dodo is first seen riding a toucan on the sea (formed from Alice's tears) as Alice floats by in a bottle. On the shore, he conducts a "caucus race" with the objective being for sea creatures to run around until dry. When Alice grows to an enormous size inside the White Rabbit's house, the Dodo burns it to the ground, but not before Alice shrinks and escapes. Here's a rare hand-drawn animator's model sheet of the Dodo, noted as "Dodo Suggestions 2069." The art is in graphite and brown crayon, on paper mounted to a 30" x 21.5" sheet of illustration board. There are an amazing 25 images, plus a pasted-on book illustration print on the board. The reverse has interesting clean-up trimmed and mounted print images of the Dodo; a handwritten "JG" (for longtime Disney artist and writer Joe Grant). The model sheet art is photographed, with photo prints made and distributed to all those working on the film. Published oversized originals like this are very rare. There is a 7" crease that runs midway from the top through the title lettering; the board has toning, handling/edge wear, and a few minor stains; overall condition is Very Good.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    July, 2017
    1st-2nd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,353

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2019 November 21 - 23 Comics - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage runs one of the if not the most efficient/organized operations I have ever had the pleasure of working with.
    Sylvia F.,
    Sacramento, CA
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 April 23 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 April 23 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,477,033
    2019 June 15 - 16 Animation Art - Dallas
    2019 June 15 - 16 Animation Art - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $2,067,795