Friday, October 03, 2008


This just in from Gunnar Andreassen:
[It's not very often that a painting av WD is up for sale, but some weeks ago, Aug 7, 2008, a portrait of him was sold by Heritage Auctions for$ 7.170.

Description:

Paul Wenzel - Walt Disney Portrait Painting Original Art (undated). Walt Disney is joined by his famous characters, Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Goofy, for this glorious group portrait. This piece was created by Paul Wenzel whose illustrations have included poster artwork for the Academy Award winner Mary Poppins. He also painted the famous portrait of Walt Disney that appeared on a 1968 US stamp. This strectched canvas painting measures 17.5" x 21.5", and the art is in Excellent condition. Paul Wenzel signed the piece in the lower left.]

3 comments:

Alison Gelbman said...

I don't understand the price you wrote for the Disney portrait.
Surely it's not seven-thousand.
Does the dot after the first seven mean something like million?

Didier Ghez said...

It is seven thousands.

Anonymous said...

Wenzel's stuff looks better reduced down to the size of a postage stamp.