Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Alice in Wonderland Pastel Concept Drawing by Ken Anderson (Walt Disney, 1951). Disney's Alice in Wonderland began development in the early 1940s. Disney Legend inductee Mr. Ken Anderson (1909 - 1993) was one of the character artists and stylists on this film. This rare early concept art of Alice is from the collection of Mr. Charles "Cap" Palmer (1901 - 2005). He worked on early story development on Alice in Wonderland for almost five years. He went on to become a screenwriter. This is a rare pastel on black paper of 10" x 12" that is glued to a 16 field 5-peghole animation sheet. The words under the stunning artwork read, "Ballet Sequence Frustrations Theme Advanced by Elusive Dresses." This is reportedly handwritten by Cap Palmer with help from Aldous Huxley. Alice is is 8". The backing 16 field sheet is torn along the edges. Slight tear in left hand corner. A clear cel is over the original pastel artwork. One of the earliest piece for this film's development we have seen. Good condition

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2017
    9th-10th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,210

    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 February 21 - 22 Comics - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    What an excellent job you did, and I am very pleased with this first sale.
    Thaya S.,
    Newark, NJ
    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

    2018 October 12 Illustration Art - Dallas
    2018 October 12 Illustration Art - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,745,893
    2018 September 22 - 23 The Art of Ronald McDonald and Friends - The Setmakers Collection - Signature Auction - Chicago
    2018 September 22 - 23 The Art of Ronald McDonald and Friends - The Setmakers Collection - Signature Auction - Chicago
    REALIZED $147,226