Wise Little Hen Animation Publicity Original Art, featuring Donald Duck (Walt Disney, 1934). Here we go, Duck fans - this is believed to be the earliest known surviving commercial drawing of Donald Duck, done as a publicity illustration from Donald's first appearance in the "Silly Symphony" cartoon "The Wise Little Hen". This illustration was used to promote the cartoon prior to its actual release to theaters, meaning this was one of the very first public looks at the character that eventually upstaged Mickey Mouse as Walt Disney's top animated star. Donald is pictured along with the Wise Little Hen and all her chicks, plus Peter Pig in a pen and ink with grey wash drawing measuring approximately 13.5" x 9", and it has been professionally matted and framed to an overall size of 23.5" x 19.25". The art is in Excellent condition. Historically, it doesn't get much better than this for Duck lovers! Wak! From the Estate of Bruce Hamilton.

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    May, 2007
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