Jul 16, 2020 - Sale 2541

Sale 2541 - Lot 25

Estimate: $ 25,000 - $ 35,000
Eloise with Valentine. Variation of the image titled "Sweet Heart" in the book The 365 Days of Eloise: My Book of Holidays by Knight and Kay Thompson (New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2015). Watercolor, ink, and pencil. 293x234 mm; 11 1/2x9 1/4 inches. Signed and dated "2014 Hilary Knight" within Valentine heart in lower right image. Framed.

Exhibited: The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, The Carle Honors 2015.

Color drawings of Knight's beloved and famous Eloise are uncommon on the market and this adorable and colorful drawing is particularly fetching.