Jan 24, 2013 - Sale 2300

Sale 2300 - Lot 175

Price Realized: $ 1,920
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,000
BERTA HADER. Illustration from "The Big Snow."
Ink and watercolor on paper, signed "BE" lower right. Approximately 15 inches square (381 mm). Handsomely matted and framed. Circa 1949.

Additional Details

"The Big Snow" is a children's book written and illustrated by Berta and Elmer Hader (hence the BE signature). It won the 1949 Caldecott Medal, awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.