Dec 14, 2017 - Sale 2465

Sale 2465 - Lot 108

Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
"We climbed the curving road until we came to the knoll. There, robed in white, stood the man with the birds. 'Welcome all,' he said in his deep, rich voice." Illustration of St. Francis of Assisi for the conclusion of the story "Merchant of Valor" by Clarence Budington Kelland published in Collier's, August 2, 1947. Mixed media, with watercolor, ink, and gouache on paper. 330x457 mm; 13x18 inches, framed to 21 1/4x26 1/4 inches. Signed in lower right image. Tipped to matte and framed. Provenance: From the Collection of the Society of Illustrators.

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Cooper (1905 - 1995) was inducted into the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame in 2009.