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JANE BRESKIN ZALBEN. Dust jacket illustration for "Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky." Watercolor on parchment with collage lettering. 150x154 mm; 6x6 1/4 inches, image. Signed in pencil, lower right. Published as the dust jacket illustration to "Lewis Carroll's Jabberwocky . . . with Annotations by Humpty Dumpty," illustrated by Zalben, New York and London: Frederick Warne, 1977. Archivally framed with a handsome stepped and recessed matte.
Award winning artist Jane Breskin Zalben has produced picture books, chapter books, cook books and young adult novels. Among her most popular titles are An Invitation to the Butterfly Ball (1976), Jabbberwocky (1977), The Walrus and the Carpenter (1986), Papa's Latkes (1994), and Light (2007). The Mouseterpiece (2012) may be her masterpiece, a witty introduction to Modern Art through the eyes of a little artistic mouse.