Mary Blair drawing from Don Quixote
Lot 1109
A Mary Blair preliminary watercolor from “Don Quixote”
US$ 1,500 - 2,000
£900 - 1,200
Lot Details
A Mary Blair preliminary watercolor from “Don Quixote”
circa 1940, pencil and watercolor on paper, depicting Don Quixote and a lady arm in arm walking toward his horse, corner pin holes, slight discoloration, matted and framed.

In her first year at the Disney Studio, Mary Blair worked on Joe Grant’s dog story Lad and Don Quixote. For the latter, she painted this scene of the Spanish adventurer and his steed in the California watercolor style in which she worked in the 1930s. Please refer to Solomon’s The Disney that Never Was and John Canemaker’s Before the Animation Begins.
8 x 11in
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