Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Mickey's Parrot Pluto Original Illustration by Hank Porter (Walt Disney, c. 1940s). Good Housekeeping adapted classic Disney cartoons and feature films into poems and prose. From 1934 to 1941, they were drawn by Tom Wood, then from 1941 to 1944 by Hank Porter. In this lot is a terrific piece featuring Pluto from the short, Mickey's Parrot. The artwork was beautifully detailed by Hank Porter for Good Housekeeping. Hank Porter was a popular staff artist of the Disney Publicity Art Department from 1935 to 1950. The magazine was looking for original content and Disney loved the promotional aspect of the agreement. This Hank Porter original was rendered in pen and ink with gouache on board. The image area measures about 8" x 5". The piece is enclosed in a frame of 13" x 11" with a specially cut matboard of 8.5" x 6.75". Frame sold as-is. Hank Porter originals can be hard to find and this one is a real find! Condition of this vintage piece is Very good.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2020
    19th-21st Friday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 17
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 428

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

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

    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 38 days left to consign to the 2021 February 27 - 28 The Art of the Disney Theme Park/Disney Storybook Art Collection Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Congratulations on your company growth in the interim - quite phenomenal, well done!
    Paul L.,
    Rancho Santa Fe, CA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search