Mar 21, 2017 - Sale 2440

Sale 2440 - Lot 38

Price Realized: $ 1,170
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
"Taran Wanderer." Cover illustration for the book of the same name by Lloyd Alexander (Dell, 1983.) Watercolor pencil on paper laid to thicker paper 318x197 mm; 12 1/2x7 3/4 inches, on 13 1/4x8 1/2-inch sheet. Signed "Huens" in lower left image, with artist's stamp on verso.

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Huens (1921-1984) was a Belgian artist and illustrator who was known for his mastery of light and detail. Early in his career, he produced covers for Reader's Digest and began a partnership with National Geographic in the 1970s. He was inducted into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 2002.