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DescriptionHank Porter – King Neptune Navy World War II Insignia Preliminary Art (Walt Disney, c. 1940s). King Neptune helps a few battleships on the way, in this stunning original by the master designer Hank Porter (1900 – 1951). It's based on the 1932 Silly Symphony of the same name, in which this jolly-looking king of the sea kept pirate ships from harassing mermaids. Mr. Porter, a staff artist in the Disney Publicity Art department, was known as Walt Disney's go-to artist for military insignia designs. This is truly a museum-quality piece of rare Disney artwork, very tightly rendered in graphite and color pencils on onionskin paper measuring 8" x 8.25". The King's image size is approximately 5.5" x 4.75". Very little handling wear. Fine condition.
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