Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Complete Story of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Old Hag Storybook Illustration (Walt Disney/Harper and Brothers, 1937). Although Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was Disney's first feature film, it's still hard to top when it comes to great villains. The Evil Queen as magically transformed into the Old Hag was wonderfully wicked as she poisoned an apple to give to Snow White, and here's that scene as created for the very first Snow White book, published by Harper and Brothers (later Harper & Row, with subsequent editions published by Grosset & Dunlop). The art is in highly detailed graphite on a sheet of 12 field 5-peghole animation paper, with an overall image area of 8.5" x 7". Included are the notations P. 62 and "The poison brew bubbled and boiled... taking an apple, the Queen tied a string to the stem and lowered it into the poison." Most Disney storybook illustrations at the time were created in ink or painted on cel, but this is one of the most beautiful penciled drawings created for this film ever published. The art is floated in a mat opening of 12.75" x 10.5" and framed with Plexiglas for an overall size of 21.5" x 22.5". The frame is sold as-is. Art condition is Very Good with minor handling wear. From the MacLaughlin Family Disney Collection.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2019
    13th-15th Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 25
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,199

    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

    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
    Only 17 days left to consign to the 2020 April 30 - May 2 Comics Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Every time I've had a question or an issue, whether it's about a charge, a consignment, getting books mailed, a check that needed to be sent, or whatever the issue has been, whether it's her department or not, Nancy always immediately gets back to me.
    Adam Perlman,
    Rochester, NY
    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

    2019 October 15 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 October 15 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $2,692,116
    2020 January 9 The Edgar Rice Burroughs Collection from the Estate of D. Peter Ogden Online Auction
    2020 January 9 The Edgar Rice Burroughs Collection from the Estate of D. Peter Ogden Online Auction
    REALIZED $156,103