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Walt Elias Disney (American, 1901-1966) Mickey Mouse and Ben Franklin, with Walt Disney Letter

Auction:
2609B
Lot:
627
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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 2609B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 07, 2012 12:00PM

Description:

Walt Elias Disney (American, 1901-1966)

Mickey Mouse and Ben Franklin, with Walt Disney Letter
Signed "Walt Disney" l.c., dedicated "Thanks and Appreciation to Dr. H.H. Kynett!"
u.c.
Ink and watercolor on paper/board, sight size 10 x 8 3/8 in. (25.4 x 21.3 cm), framed.
Condition: Toning, not examined out of frame.

Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection.

N.B. The lot is accompanied by a typewritten letter from Walt Disney, dated January 23, 1934, and signed by Disney in ink, thanking Dr. Kynett, as President of the Poor Richard Club in Philadelphia, for awarding Disney the Poor Richard Achievement Medal. The letter and postmarked envelope are mounted against corrugated cardboard covered with a plastic sheet.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

No additional condition issues to report.

Keywords

Walt Disney, Elias Disney, H.H. Kynett, Franklin, Massachusetts, President, Poor Richard Club in Philadelphia, Cinema of the United States, Mickey Mouse, The Walt Disney Company

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