Dec 16, 2021 - Sale 2592

Sale 2592 - Lot 147

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 5,000 - $ 7,000
ERIC CARLE (1929-2021)
"And now I shall eat you up!" Double-page spread for Watch Out! A Giant! by Carle (Cleveland and New York: Wiliams Collins + World Publishing Company, 1978), pages 24 and 25. Hand-painted and glazed collage on board. 360x495 mm; 14 1/4x19 1/2 inches, on 15x20-inch board. Signed "Eric Carle" and dated 1978 in lower left margin, with artist's stamp on verso. Inscribed "For Hens Gottmer with appreciation [heart] Love Eric Carle" in lower center margin. Hens Gottmer was the publisher of Carle's books in The Netherlands (J.H. Gottmer/H.J.W. Becht B.V., Haarlem). A Dutch copy of the book accompanies the lot.