Jan 23, 2014 - Sale 2337

Sale 2337 - Lot 58

Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
Pinocchio. Watercolor and ink on paper, 140x120 mm; 5 1/2x4 3/4 inches, sheet, mounted to board, signed and dated "Harry 40" in crayon, lower margin of mount, glue residue on verso, archivally framed and matted. [Burbank, 1940].

Additional Details

Holt joined Disney Studios in 1936, working on such animated films and shorts as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Pinocchio, the Silly Symphony series, Pluto and Donald Duck cartoons. In the mid 1950s-60s he worked for Hanna-Barbera on The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, The Impossibles, and The Herculoids, at MGM (Tom and Jerry cartoons), and animated feature films before returning to Disney as a sculptor and art director for Disney Imagineering (WED) where he retired in 1982.