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    Floyd Gottfredson The Illustrator Cover Illustration Original Art (Art Instruction Schools, 1976). This cover illustration was created by Floyd Gottfredson shortly after his retirement from the Walt Disney Studio where he wrote and drew the Mickey Mouse comic strip from 1930 to 1975. Commissioned by The Illustrator magazine, a quarterly publication of Art Instruction Schools which offered a correspondence course in art that Gottfredson completed as a young man, this cover ran along with article titled, "Mickey Mouse and Me." This original pen and ink and watercolor is framed and matted to an image area of 10.5" x 9", the work is in Excellent condition. Includes a copy of The Illustrator.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2008
    13th-15th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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