Jan 24, 2013 - Sale 2300

Sale 2300 - Lot 254

Price Realized: $ 2,400
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
HELEN SEWELL. Two illustrations from "Little House in the Big Woods."
Pen and ink on paper. Page 39: full page illustration showing Pa Ingalls as a boy in the big woods. Image size 209x159 mm; 8 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches. * Page 150: text vignette illustration showing Cousin Charlie jumping up and down on a nest of yellow-jackets. 101x76mm; 4x3 inches on larger sheet. Both with stamp on verso reading "Please return to/Harper & Brothers/Juvenile Department."

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Helen Sewell was the first to illustrate Laura Ingall's Wilder's Little House series before Garth Williams.