Jun 24, 2021 - Sale 2574

Sale 2574 - Lot 20

Price Realized: $ 1,375
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
"Close Your Eyes." Front and back cover illustrations for book of the same title by Kate Banks (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002), with their labels on frame backing. Acrylic on thin glossy paper. Front cover is 345x325 mm; 13 1/2x13 inches. Back cover is 357x324 mm; 14x12 3/4 inches. Both titled, signed "G. Hallensleben," and dated 2001 on verso. Hinged to board; matted together and archivally framed. A copy of the book accompanies the lot.

Provenance: Acquired by current owner from Storyopolis, August 2003.