Description

    WWII Propaganda Shorts Storyboard Art by Van Kaufman Group (Walt Disney, c. 1940s). Van Kaufman was very well-known for his 1960s and 70s illustrations in automobile ads. His works of art for Pontiac and other manufacturers is highly regarded. He left Art School and went to work as an uncredited animator for Walt Disney's Dumbo, and the short Pluto's Playmate. During WWII, he went into the Air Force where he directed and helped produce training and propaganda films with Disney Studios. This group contains nine hand-drawn storyboards for these films. Produced in mixed media, each one is approximately 8" x 5.5". Each is matted and six are signed by Van Kaufman, F.M.P.U.A.A.F. Two depict Hitler, three show Nazi soldiers, and four depict US Air Force and bomb references. Pinholes in some, there are also hole and rips in the image area of a few, but almost unnoticeable with a frame. Edges and corners are worn, torn, and damaged, but from the front and framed, they look great; however, mats are a bit worn and dingy. Overall the storyboards are in Very Good condition and are pieces of not only animation history, but of World History as well.

    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    9th-10th Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 903

    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 February 22 - 23 Comics - 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

    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 November 16 - 18 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
    2017 November 16 - 18 Comics & Comic Art Signature Auction - Beverly Hills
    REALIZED SO FAR $8,732,911