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Ray Bradbury Owned Disney Sleeping Beauty Cel Sells for $3,781 at NateDSanders.com

If you would like to auction, buy, consign or sell Walt Disney Sleeping Beauty cel art in our Walt Disney Sleeping Beauty cel art auction , please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call (310) 440-2982.

Sleeping Beauty Cel

A Walt Disney Sleeping Beauty cel usually sells between $2,000 – $4,000 for nice examples.  Here at NateDSanders.com Auctions, we have sold 7 examples.  Please see below for descriptions, pictures and prices realized of each:

Ray Bradbury Personally Owned Disney Animation Sleeping Beauty Cel of Maleficent

Ray Bradbury’s Disney animation Sleeping Beauty cel of Maleficent. Cel depicts the 1959 film’s notorious villainess looking appropriately devious, her raven sidekick Diablo perched on her hand. Hand-painted cel is cut out precisely and mounted to an illustrated background. Actual art measures 6.75” x 8.5”. Mounted and matted to an overall size of 18.5” x 16.5”. Tiny chip to black paint on Maleficent’s head and toning to mat, else near fine. With Disney COA stamp to right corner and Disney COA sticker to verso. With a COA from the Ray Bradbury estate.  Sold for $3,781.

Sleeping Beauty Cel

Ray Bradbury Personally Owned Disney Animation Cel of Maleficent From ”Sleeping Beauty”

Disney Sleeping Beauty Cel Picturing the Villianess Maleficent & Her Pet Bird Diablo — The Last Fairy Tale Walt Disney Made During His Lifetime

Sleeping Beauty cel from the 1959 animated feature that is a classic and the last film Walt Disney ever made. The story is based on an old French fairy tale and centers on Princess Aurora’s struggle against the curse placed on her at birth by the evil Maleficent, pictured here. An icon of Disney villainry, Maleficent is considered the most treacherous character Walt Disney Pictures ever created. She is drawn here in all her glory with bright lips and nails and trademark glowing green eyes, her bird Diablo perched upon her black-cloaked shoulder. 9.5″ x 8″ celluloid is matted and framed to an overall size of 19.5″ x 16.5″. Official Disney sticker on back of mat reads in part, “This is an original handpainted celluloid drawing actually used in a Walt Disney production…copyright Walt Disney Productions”. Some discreet flaking to paint on black portion of the cel. Very good condition overall and quite stunning.  Sold for $3,168.

Sleeping Beauty Cel

Disney Animation Cel From “Sleeping Beauty” Picturing the Villianess Maleficent & Her Pet Bird Diablo — The Last Fairy Tale Walt Disney Made During His Lifetime

Original Disney Sleeping Beauty Cel — Two-Cel Set-Up Depicts the Evil Maleficent in Dragon Form From the Finale of the Film

Disney two-cel Sleeping Beauty cel overlay from 1959. Cel is set against a greyish background, depicting the evil Maleficent transformed into a dragon at the finale of the film. She poses angrily, sharp teeth exposed, in a plume of signature green flames which are overlaid onto the dragon. Measures 7.75” x 6.25”, elegantly matted and framed in purple to an overall size of 14.5” x 13”. Verso has previous Christie’s tag. Very minor cracking in two spots on dragon’s neck and chest, though nearly indiscernible without magnification. Near fine.  Sold for $2,813.

Sleeping Beauty Cel

Original Disney Cel From ”Sleeping Beauty” — Two-Cel Set-Up Depicts the Evil Maleficent in Dragon Form From the Finale of the Film

Original Disney Sleeping Beauty Cel — Portraying One of the Most Memorable of Disney Villains, “Maleficent”

Rare Disney Sleeping Beauty cel from 1959. Cel is set against a green background and depicts the “Mistress of All Evil” Maleficent in her signature horned headpiece, holding her raven, Diablo. With a Christie’s tag taped to verso. Cel measures 5.75″ x 5.75″, nicely matted and framed to an overall size of 12.5″ x 12″. Near fine.   Sold for $2,682.

Sleeping Beauty cel

Original Disney Cel From “Sleeping Beauty” — Portraying One of the Most Memorable of Disney Villains, “Maleficent”

Ray Bradbury Personally Owned Sleeping Beauty Cel — Depicting Rose Briar Three Separate Times — Measures 18″ x 14″

Incredibly rare and large Disney Sleeping Beauty cel from 1959.  Cel features Princess Aurora, aka Briar Rose, as her name was changed to conceal her cursed identity during the beginning of the film. The Princess is depicted three separate times in the cel, the first posing seated, the second standing tall, and the third holding her basket outward. She wears her signature gown in each of the three depictions. Cel is matted against a tangerine and orange striped background and framed to an overall size of 18″ x 14″. Fine condition. With a COA from the Ray Bradbury estate.  Sold for $2,342.

Sleeping Beauty cel

Ray Bradbury Personally Owned “Sleeping Beauty” Original Cel — Depicting Rose Briar Three Separate Times — Measures 18″ x 14″

Original & Large Disney Sleeping Beauty Cel — Depicting Prince Philip and Briar Rose in The Famous “Once Upon a Time” Enchanted Sequence

Incredibly rare and large Disney Sleeping Beauty cel from 1959. Cel depicts Prince Phillip and Princess Aurora, aka Briar Rose, as her name was changed to conceal her cursed identity, during the beginning of the film when the star-crossed lovers first meet in the “Once Upon a Dream” musical sequence. Characters are placed over a forest backdrop. Framed to an overall size of 13″ x 10″. With an official Disneyland sticker to verso reading, ”This is an original handpainted celluloid drawing actually used in a Walt Disney production.” Near fine.  Sold for $2,197.

Sleeping Beauty cel

Original & Large Disney Cel From “Sleeping Beauty” — Depicting Prince Philip and Briar Rose in The Famous “Once Upon a Time” Enchanted Sequence

Ray Bradbury Personally Owned Disney Animation Sleeping Beauty Cel  — Featuring The Three Good Fairies Flora, Fauna & Merryweather

Ray Bradbury personally owned Disney animation Sleeping Beauty cel. It features the three good fairies Flora, Fauna and Merryweather flying in single file toward the left edge. Matted and framed with an illustrated background to an overall size of 20” x 16”. Toning to mat, paint loss to fairies’ dresses, especially to Flora’s and background seems to be in two pieces, else good. With a COA from the Ray Bradbury estate.  Sold for $750.

Sleeping Beauty cel

Ray Bradbury Personally Owned Disney Animation Cel From ”Sleeping Beauty” — Featuring The Three Good Fairies Flora, Fauna & Merryweather

If you would like to auction, buy, consign or sell Walt Disney Sleeping Beauty cel art in our Walt Disney Sleeping Beauty cel art auction , please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call (310) 440-2982.

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