Jan 28, 2016 - Sale 2403

Sale 2403 - Lot 64

Price Realized: $ 4,250
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Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
EDWARD GOREY.
"National Post Card Week May 4-10, 1986." Watercolor, pen and ink on paper. 120x148 mm; 4 3/4x5 3/4 inches, image, on 143x195 mm; 5 5/8x7 3/4 inch, sheet. Initialed by Gorey on small fragment attached to lower right corner of image. Gotham Book Mart authentication sticker on verso. 1986. A copy of the printed postcard is included.

Additional Details

Gorey, a postcard collector himself, created this series for Gotham Book Mart to celebrate the May annual International Post Card Bourse in New York City. The cards announced the annual exhibition of post cards at the gallery and invited recipients to a cocktail party to mark the opening.