Jun 24, 2021 - Sale 2574

Sale 2574 - Lot 15

Price Realized: $ 500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
GEORGE GARLAND (20th Century)
"Heroes and Heroines of Many Lands." Together, incomplete group of 11 illustrations from the book of the same title by Jay Strong (New York: Hart Pub. Co., 1965). Graphite and charcoal (some with white gouache) on paper; all either stapled or taped to board. Image and sheet sizes vary, most about 160x260 mm; 6 1/4x10 1/4 inches, on 9 1/2x12 3/4-inch sheets. A copy of the book accompanies the lot. Unsigned. Not dated.

Group includes: "...Horatius right deftly turned the blow" ("Horatius," page 26),"Eliezer...stabbed the elephant to death" ("The Maccabees," pages 44-45), "...fought in public...against...wild beasts..." ("Spartacus," pages 52-53), "Joan and her army attacked Orleans" ("Joan of Arc," pages 70-71), "Water! Water or I die!" ("Sir Philip Sidney," pages 74-75), "...Vincent de Paul pulled at the heavy oars..." ("Vincent de Paul," page 84), "Then he rode into the fray, and the Polish peasants rushed to follow him" ("Thaddeus Kosciuszko," pages 90-91), "On O'Higgins drove them, on and on -- straight for the Spanish lines" ("Bernardo O'Higgins," pages 110-111), "As she stepped into the compound, she gasped with horror" ("Florence Nightingale," pages 120-121), "Doctor Livingstone, I presume," said Henry Stanley..." ("David Livingstone," pages 134-135), "...she preached to the rough hardy men..." ("Evangeline Booth," pages 154-155).