Heritage Auctions’ Animation Art department breaks record with 2017 sales of $3.9 million

Thanks to two stellar signature animation art auctions and another exceptional event at Knott's Berry Farm amusement park in Buena Park, California, the Heritage Auctions Animation Art Department had its best year ever, with total sales for the year of $3,919,080 — breaking the department's previous record by 38 percent. "It was an exciting year for Animation Art at Heritage Auctions," Heritage Animation Art Director Jim Lentz said. "The year began with the historic '75 Years of America's First Theme Park – Knott's Berry Farm Auction' held right at the historic park, which drew a record turnout. That was followed by two Animation Art Signature sales, the 'Art of Fantasia' auction in July and the 'Animation Birthday Celebration' auction, each of which set new records, thanks to artwork from the hands of such artists as Mary Blair, Eyvind Earle, Chuck

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