Jun 05, 2018 - Sale 2480

Sale 2480 - Lot 60

Price Realized: $ 2,500
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Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
"The Remembered Visit." Group of four sheets comprising six concept drawings and a sheet of various lines of text for that publication (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1965). Sheets include captions, measurements, color and placement indications, all in Gorey's hand.

Additional Details

An excellent look into Gorey's creative process from text to image. The sketches mainly show the protagonist, Drusilla, and the eccentric old gentleman, Mr. Crague, whom she meets on a trip abroad. The 3 large sheets are standard 8 1/2x11-inch white paper and have a central horizontal fold; the text sheet is light blue and measures 8x6 inches, with three horizontal folds.