Jun 09, 2022 - Sale 2608

Sale 2608 - Lot 59

Price Realized: $ 618
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600


"Cleo and Lucy were the warmest of friends."

Illustration for Stanley's children's book A Country Tale, (New York & London: Macmillan, 1985). Watercolor, ink, and graphite. 305x240 mm; 12x9 1/2 inches, image, on 16 3/4x15-inch sheet. Captioned and signed "A Country Tale / Diane Stanley" in ink, lower margin. Matted and framed.
Provenance: Bush Galleries.
A sweet tale of self-reflection and life lessons told through feline frienships. The text for this charming image reads: "A day rarely passed that one didn't drop by the other's house to bring flowers or borrow a wheelbarrow or ask for some advice."