Mar 21, 2017 - Sale 2440

Sale 2440 - Lot 51

Price Realized: $ 1,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
"Nothing But Dogs." Together, 3 illustrations for pages 14-15, 33 and 46 of "Nothing But Dogs" by Earl Marvin Rush (New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1947.) Ink, chalk, and wash on boards. Each on board measuring approximately 381x489 mm; 15x19 1/4 inches. Not signed. Registration marks and printer's notes in margins. Accompanied by a copy of the book.

Additional Details

Thorne's beloved dog illustrations for her published books are becoming increasingly difficult to find. These are her drawings before an ochre watercolor wash was applied to all the images in the final printed version. This lot includes: "They all seemed to be glad to see him" "Mr. Clarks' stepladder had slipped out from under him and gone crashing through the window" "And then they chase me, their own master, up on a roof in my night shirt."