Disney Mickey Mouse Special Edition lithograph. Issued in 1988, this very colorful lithograph of Mickey was created from the original artwork of Legenday Disney artist and Imagineer John Hench. The lithograph was produced to celebrate both Mickey's 60th Birthday and the Disney Companys announcement that it was going to build a new theme park in France called Euro Disney (today known as Disneyland Paris). The lithograph pictures Mickey standing with his hand on top of the world globe with the French flag indicating the location of the new theme park. On the wall behind Mickey are photos of Mickey through the years and on the table by the lamp are Mickey's 60th birthday cards. This lithograph was produced exclusively for Disney Studio castmembers. It was issued in a limited individually numbered edition of 4,200. Only a limited number from that edition were signed by John Hench the rest were sold unsigned. I purchased this lithograph from an employee of the Disney Studios. T is no certificate of authenticity. It is in "like new" condition and measures approximately 25" X 31". It is signed in pencil by John Hench on the bottom right hand corner of the litho. Buyer pays $9.50 Priority insured shipping within the U.S. International shipping is not available for this lithograph.
John Hench , whose career at Disney spanned almost 65 years, began his animation career at Disney in
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