Jan 22, 2015 - Sale 2372

Sale 2372 - Lot 221

Price Realized: $ 13,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
Dreamland. Mixed media with acrylic, wash, and watercolor on board. 458x356 mm; 18x14 inches. Cover for the January 1913 issue of The Ladies' Home Journal. Signed lower left and with remnants of original LHJ label on contemporary paper attached to verso. Image bright and clean with strong color, but removed from frame which darkened and eroded 1/2-inch perimeter of recto and lower quarter of the board recto; publisher's notes on verso. A copy of the Ladies' Home Journal issue accompanies the lot.

Additional Details

A strikingly beautiful work by British illustrator Pearse, best known for her Ameliaranne series published by George Harrap between 1920 and 1950.