Dec 14, 2017 - Sale 2465

Sale 2465 - Lot 31

Price Realized: $ 11,875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,500
"The Jump." Original illustration featuring Babar and his family enjoying winter activities for page 29 of "Meet Babar and his Family" by de Brunhoff (New York: Random House, 1973). Pen, ink, watercolor, and correction fluid on paper. 184x184 mm; 7 1/4x7 1/4 inches, on 7 3/4x8 1/4-inch sheet. Signed in lower left image, numbered "29" in lower right margin, captioned on verso. Hinged to matte; framed. Accompanied by a 1998 faxed press release from the Kent State University Library to the present owner announcing the acquisition of the John L. Boonshaft collection. Provenance: Purchased by the present owner at auction from Butterfield & Butterfield in the 1980s.