Did you know the enchanting images appearing on the cover of books in J.R.R. Tolkein's "Lord of the Ring" series is actually portions of a single illustration? Come May 12 Heritage Auctions will present the illustration, by artist Barbara Remington, to bidders.
Production cels and concept art for Disney classics such as "Snow White," "Peter Pan," and "Pinocchio," lead Heritage Auctions' Dec. 10 Animation Art sale, which realized more than $1.38 million.
The genre of graphic novels continues to engage readers of all ages and interests. In the recently published "100 Greatest Graphic Novels", authors Katrina Hill and Alex Langley lead a unique exploration into some of the best books this genre has to offer.
A 1950 watercolor of Tadd and Todd, by Dr. Seuss, rediscovered after several decades, will cross the auction block Sept. 29 through Swann Galleries.
Original cover art of 1972's 'Swamp Thing #1' is expected to lead a selection of comic art, by illustrator Bernie Wrightson, coming before bidders Aug. 4-6, during Heritage Auctions Comics & Comic Art Auction.
Today's American art market is healthy and is being driven by interest in a variety of segments (Western, illustration, and regional art), reports Noah Fleisher, editor of Warman's Antiques & Collectibles 2017, in a review of the market.
Artworks by former Disney background artist Eyvind Earle, are among the items coming to auction July 9-10 through Don Presley Auctions. One of Earle's works, "Horse Country" is expected to vie for top lot.
An original animation drawing from 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs', by acclaimed illustrator, Frank Follmer, is coming to auction May 27.
Among the Art Noveau posters coming to auction Feb. 11 through Swann Auction Galleries is a piece (Lait pur Stérilisé) done in 1893 by Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen. The poster carries an estimate of $12,000 to $18,000 into the auction.