Description

    The Reluctant Dragon Concept Painting (Walt Disney, 1941). The Reluctant Dragon was the first of Disney's "Anthology" features, incorporating a live action tour of the studio (featuring Robert Benchley) with animation; cartoon segments included "Casey Junior" (from Dumbo), "Baby Weems," "How To Ride a Horse" (starring Goofy), and the title story, based on the book by Kenneth Grahame. This beautiful concept watercolor/gouache painting is for the "Reluctant Dragon" segment, featuring a lovely view of the castle, surrounding town, and countryside. An exact painting like this one is seen in the closing moments of the film, only shown as a night scene. The film credits list Arthur Riley and Ray Huffine in charge of background art. The painting is matted and framed with glass, with an image area of 14.75" x 11.5", and an overall framed size of 22.5" x 19". In Fine condition; an amazing piece of art in its own right.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Requires 3rd Party Shipping (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    20th-24th Wednesday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 6
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 633

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

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

    Floor auctions

    Open for bidding: (View All)

    Fine Art
    Ends on 01/30/2018

    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 30 days left to consign to the 2018 April 7 European Comics Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    You guys are very, very good. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you to anybody else who may have something interesting to sell.
    S. P.,
    Carlisle, United Kingdom
    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

    2017 October 13 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 October 13 Illustration Art Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,098,328
    2017 December 9 - 10 Animation Art - Beverly Hills
    2017 December 9 - 10 Animation Art - Beverly Hills
    REALIZED $1,505,691