Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Mary Poppins Movie Poster Preliminary Painting by Paul Wenzel (Walt Disney, 1964). Mary Poppins was released on 8/27/64 and received 13 Academy Award nominations. It was Julie Andrews' film debut and she won the Oscar for Best Actress. This movie is considered one of the crowning achievements in live action film during Walt Disney's lifetime. It was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry, by the Library of Congress, in 2013. A sequel by Walt Disney Studios is planned for December 2018. Here is Paul Wenzel's original preliminary painting of Bert and Mary (Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke). It was created in preparation for the one sheet movie poster in 1964, and is remarkably similar to the finished design. Mr. Wenzel worked for Disney for 42 years and provided artwork for over 100 theatrical one sheets. This may be his most well-known, painted image! Art is in watercolor/gouache on illustration board measuring 15" x 15", with a painted area of approximately 10" x 7". Artwork is hand-signed and dated 1964 by the artist. One of the most important pieces of artwork from this film we have ever handled. Minor handling wear. Very Good condition.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information

    Important information concerning Sales Tax and Resale Certificates. Learn More

    Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2018
    8th-9th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 28
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 804

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

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

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    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
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 7 days left to consign to the 2019 April 13 - 15 European Comic Art Comic Art Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    We were comfortable through the whole process because of the friendly yet professional approach Heritage took… The end result was more than worth it.
    Jennifer Lindsay,
    New Orleans
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    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 December 8 - 9 Animation Art Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
    2018 December 8 - 9 Animation Art Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
    REALIZED $1,881,644