Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Mickey Mouse Fantasia "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" Production Cel (Walt Disney, 1940). Mickey Mouse in what is unquestionably his most famous role... the Sorcerer's Apprentice! When you say Fantasia to people... this is the image in their head. Mickey, wearing the "borrowed" Sorcerer's hat, stands a nice 7" tall on this hand-inked, hand-painted nitrate cel. This is the first time Mickey appeared with pupils in his eyes, as it was the new design by Fred Moore. This segment from the beloved, classic, feature film was originally going to be a stand-alone theatrical short. The trimmed nitrate cel is stapled to a sheet of 12 field 5-peghole animation paper which bears a Walt Disney Productions stamp. This is one of the largest cels of Mickey in this role we have ever seen! There is paint loss in the hat, body, and feet, however the face is intact. The cel is rippling slightly. It is from the personal collection of the late Louise Bauer. These cels were given to Miss Bauer by the Walt Disney Company for her to use as reference in her work to design a line of Mickey Mouse and Disney character pottery and ceramics. Overall in Good condition. Classic image and pose, this one is pure magic!

    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, 2015
    13th-14th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 18
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,295

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) 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 2018 November 15 - 17 Comics - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
    Mark A.,
    Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK
    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 April 24 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 April 24 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,407,487
    2018 August 2 - 4 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 August 2 - 4 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $6,670,379