Jan 29, 2019 - Sale 2497

Sale 2497 - Lot 55

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
HURD, CLEMENT. Racing from the Storm. Woodcut on paper. 330x673 mm; 13x25 1/2 inches, framed to 21x23 inches in burled wood. Bush Galleries, 1988 to current owner.
A dynamic image by the famous creator of the children's classics The Runaway Bunny and Goodnight Moon. Hurd studied with Leger in Paris and illustrated Gertrude Stein's children's book The World is Round, before being encouraged by Margaret Wise Brown to try illustrating children's books. Nd