Colorful vintage reproduction of an original celluloid drawing actually used in the Walt Disney production of Lady and the Tramp, 12 x 9, showing Lady, Tramp, their puppies, Jock, and Trusty and housed in its original 17.5 x 15.75 presentation mat, with the pencil caption, “Walt Disney’s Lady and the Tramp,” written under the image. Signed and inscribed on the mat in red artist pencil (circa 1950s–1960s), “To Carrie—My best wishes, Walt Disney.” Accompanied by the the original brown backing which bears the original label from Walt Disney Productions, detailing the animation process and important museums which contain Disney art. Label reads, in part: “This is a reproduction of an original celluloid drawing, actually used in the Walt Disney production of Lady and the Tramp. It is one of a select few that have been released…Walt Disney originals are included in many important museums and private collections. Notable among these are: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Cleveland Museum of Art, etc.” In fine condition, with a bit of scattered mild toning and foxing to the mat, and a light corner crease passing through the final letter of the signature. Accompanied by a preliminary approval letter from Phil Sears. Pre-certified Phil Sears and RR Auction COA.
RR Auction Walt Disney Signed Lady and the Tramp Celluloid Print