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FREE APPRAISAL. To buy, auction, sell or consign your original Harry Potter art that is for sale, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call the Nate D. Sanders Auction House (http://www.NateDSanders.com) office at (310) 440-2982.

Harry Potter Art Sold

Harry Potter is one of the best-selling book series. Over 500 million copies of the books have been sold, and the books have been translated to 68 languages. We sold original Harry Potter book cover art for $11,550. Please see lot details below:

Original Artwork for the Cover of “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” — Illustration by Cliff Wright Depicts the Charming & Memorable Flying Car Scene

Original ink, pencil and watercolor artwork for the 1998 release of J.K. Rowling’s second book in the groundbreaking series, “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.” Illustration is by British artist Cliff Wright, whom J.K. Rowling tapped to illustrate most of her Harry Potter characters, including Hedwig the Owl and Harry Potter himself, both displayed here in this watercolor. Unsigned illustration, which appears on the book’s cover, depicts the memorable scene in the book when Ron Weasley steals his father’s Ford Anglia to escort Harry back to Hogwarts. Wright charmingly brings each character to life in the illustration – Potter is depicted in his signature glasses and red pullover, and Ron is depicted with flaming red hair and freckles. Both Harry and Ron are pictured grinning at their flying car feat, while Potter’s famed owl, Hedwig, is perched in the back seat. Illustration is mounted and framed to an overall size of 22.5″ x 19″, with two annotations written along top reading: “please return Aw [artwork] to: / (undamaged)” and “For: Harry Potter shop display / To: Rosamund Walker — Bloomsbury”. Bloomsbury then superimposed this illustration with a background landscape also done by Wright to create the finished cover design. Near fine. Recently sold for 12,500 GBP as lot 170 in Sotheby’s 10 July 2012 sale. Sold for $11,550.

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Original Harry Potter Art for “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” Cover. Click to enlarge.

We also sold this Harry Potter art:

Original Artwork for the Cover of “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” — Depicting Harry Riding the Mythical Creature, Buckbeak, Under the Moonlight — Signed by Artist Cliff Wright

Imaginative ink and watercolor cover art for the original 1999 Bloomsbury edition of J.K. Rowling’s third book, “Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban,” in the series that forever changed children’s literature. This third draft “rough” – nearing the final design – is signed by British artist Cliff Wright, who first brought many of Rowling’s concepts and characters to life for the series. Watercolor and ink drawing depicts Harry on the legendary Hippogriff beast, endearingly called Buckbeak. Here, Wright depicts the climactic scene in the book when Harry Potter and Hermione Granger go back in time, flying on Buckbeak through the night’s sky to save Sirius Black from a tower where he is imprisoned, sending him away to freedom on Buckbeak’s back. Of illustrating the Harry Potter series, Wright has said, “…a passage from the book was suggested and I began to draw ideas working closely with the publisher. So as to retain as much vitality as possible in the final watercolour painting I only produce small-scale quick pencil/pen sketches as roughs. Time is spent on character and composition but not yet on execution, so my roughs are very simple.” This draft shows maturation in the draft process, with colors and design almost entirely fleshed out. Illustration measures 5.5″ x 5″ on a standard-sized sheet of paper and is signed “Cliff Wright” at lower right, with additional handwritten comments in margins noting, “trainers” and “Emma / Changes as requested. Cliff”. Near fine condition. Recently sold for 7500 GBP as lot 171 in Sotheby’s 10 July 2012 sale. Sold for $2,200.

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Harry Potter Art for “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” Cover. Click to enlarge.

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