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    Hank Porter Good Housekeeping "Donald's Elephant" Original Production Drawings (Walt Disney, 1940). From 1934 to 1944, Good Housekeeping adapted classic Disney cartoons and films into poems and prose. From 1934 to 1941, they were drawn by Tom Wood, then from 1941 to 1944 by Hank Porter. Presented is a complete set of five production drawings from the hand of Hank Porter (1901 - 1951) for the Good Housekeeping installment of the adapted short "Donald's Elephant." Porter joined Disney in 1936 as a publicity artist. To Walt Disney, Hank Porter was often referred to as "the one-man art department." Aside from having produced the bulk of the Disney WWII insignias, Porter was one of the few artists at the studio who was authorized to reproduce Walt Disney's signature for autographs. All of the insignias that Porter created are signed by him using Walt Disney's name. It is also believed that Porter was responsible for crafting the iconic "looping D" that adorns Disney's signature. These RARE production drawings were beautifully rendered in graphite over color pencil on 10" x 12" unpunched animation paper. Included is a copy/print of the Good Housekeeping page. We've seen artwork from these Good Housekeeping Disney cartoons before but it's very rare to find a complete set of the work. The art exhibits age-related toning and edge wear with light superficial wrinkling. Overall condition is Very Good.


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