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LUDWIG BEMELMANS. Holiday House. Watercolor, gouache and ink wash on illustration board. 700x550 mm; 27x21 1/2 inches. Published as the Holiday Magazine cover May 1951, with rubberstamp on verso. Signed lower right.
A summer fête inside and on the grounds of a building in Darien, CT designed by the noted Modernist architect John M. Johansen. The design suggests fellow "Harvard Five" member Philip Johnson's minimalist classic "Glass House" in nearby New Canaan.
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