Jan 28 at 12:00 PM - Sale 2556 -

Sale 2556 - Lot 21

Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
LOUIS S. GLANZMAN (1922-2013)
Pippi Longstocking. A unique gift drawing of Glanzman's most famous story character, circa early 1970s. Ink on paper. 250x215 mm;10x8 1/2 inches. Inscribed and signed "Happy Birthday Mary-Beth / from LSG and Pippi Longstocking.

Accompanied by an Autograph Letter Signed by Glanzman (to Mary-Beth's mother, who requested the drawing). 1 page, 8vo, dated April 1976, on Glanzman's stationery, mentioning that he, too, has a daughter named Mary-Beth and asks only for a modest reciprocal birthday remembrance in return for the drawing. A touching thank-you letter from his daughter for that promise kept is also included.