Nov 17, 2020 - Sale 2551

Sale 2551 - Lot 129

Price Realized: $ 250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
INCLUDES ERIC CARLE AND WILLIAM STEIG (ARTISTS--ILLUSTRATORS.) Group of 13 items Signed, or Signed and Inscribed, to Betsy Pinover, by illustrators of children's books, including 8 ALsS, 3 TLsS, and 2 greeting cards, mostly concerning a proposed gallery featuring original artwork of children's book illustrators. Together 19 pages, 4to or smaller; condition generally good. Vp, 1987-89

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Eric Carle (2). Greeting cards: the first, showing a reproduction of his Very Hungry Caterpillar on cover, with ANS declining to sell his work and looking forward to meeting at the Children's Illustration Show; the second, sending holiday wishes, additionally signed by his wife, Barbara. Np, nd • William Steig (2). ALsS, concerning his daughter's wedding and the possibility of selling the original art from one of his books. [Kent, CT], 9 December 1987; 27 June 1988 • Brian Wildsmith (3). Two ALsS and a TLS. London, 18 March; Mouans-Sartoux, 28 March; 20 October 1987 • Michael Foreman. ALS, explaining that he has been reluctant to sell his artwork until now. St. Ives, Cornwall, 26 July 1987 • Barbara Cooney. ALS. Pepperell, MA, 3 November 1987 • Barbara Helen Berger. TLS, explaining that many of her paintings have already been sold. Bainbridge Island, WA, 14 October 1987 • Diane Dillon. TLS. Brooklyn, 2 February 1988 • Don Wood. ALS, explaining that Heckedy Peg took him two full years to complete and describing artworks that have sold. Santa Barbara, 25 March 1988 • Mette Ivers. ALS. [Paris], 19 April 1989.