1930's Original Walt Disney Vintage Donald Duck Production Drawing

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  • Donald Duck
  • Hand-drawn Pencil Drawing on Animation Paper
  • 1930's Disney Animator Trying his Hand with Donald
  • Drawing Size: 12 Field (10.5" x 12")
  • Unmatted, Unframed
  • *Please Note: Minor creasing and marking on paper from age.

Donald Fauntleroy Duck is a cartoon character created in 1934 at Walt Disney Productions. Donald is an anthropomorphic white duck with a yellow-orange bill, legs, and feet. He typically wears a sailor shirt and cap with a bow tie. Donald is most famous for his semi-intelligible speech and his mischievous and temperamental personality.

Donald was created by Walt Disney when he heard Clarence Nash doing a peculiar voice while reciting "Mary Had a Little Lamb". Nash described the voice as a goat; Walt, however, insisted that it was a duck. Nash was hired on the spot, and with a voice in place, a stage was needed to put this new duck character to the test. The solution came in the form of Walt's experimental Silly Symphony cartoon series. Donald made his first appearance in The Wise Little Hen on June 9, 1934.

Collections: DRAWINGS, Other Studios

Category: donald duck, DRAWING, misc., other, vintage

Type: Unknown Type

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