Sep 29, 2016 - Sale 2423

Sale 2423 - Lot 92

Price Realized: $ 2,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
Eagle with Baby and Terrier. A "work for hire" requested by a 12-year-old child for inclusion in an illustrated story for a middle school class assignment in 1973. Pen and ink on paper. 133x184 mm; 5 1/4x7 1/4 inches. Signed in lower right image. Tape along upper verso extending beyond the sheet, slight age-toning.

Additional Details

with an autograph letter signed by sendak to Nick Hentoff reading, "Dear Nick, Hope this is what you wanted & that it doesn't come too late! Hello to all Hentoffs. Your friend, Maurice." 1 page, 4to, folded, tipped to larger board. 15 February 1973, on personal stationery. Original envelope included.