Sep 29, 2016 - Sale 2423

Sale 2423 - Lot 59

Price Realized: $ 975
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
"Swinging Wood Mice." Watercolor on paper. 365x296 mm; 14 3/8x11 5/8 inches. Signed in image, lower right; artist's stamp on verso. Visible matte burn, few small foxing specks in lower blank areas, colors still fresh. Accompanied by small portion of the original board backing with title, dated "Damariscotta, ME 1964."

Additional Details

A charming, though unidentified illustration of two mice swinging on stems of Queen Anne's Lace. Day was a well-known and prolific illustrator for Disney Studios, most notably for "Bambi." This watercolor is typical of the forest creatures studies drawn from his native Maine woods.