Jun 09, 2022 - Sale 2608

Sale 2608 - Lot 27

Price Realized: $ 1,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500


"They bent their heads to hear when he described the beautiful princess..."

Illustration of the prince and his brothers, published in The Water of Life: A Tale from the Brothers Grimm. Retold by by Barbara Rogansky. (New York: Holiday House, 1986) Ink and acrylic on board. 203x177 mm; 8x7 inches, image, on 13x10 1/4 inch-board. Initialed "TSH" in lower right image. Hinged to window matte.
Provenance: Bush Galleries.

The prolific Hyman illustrated over 150 books, including fairy tales and Arthurian legends. She won the 1985 Caldecott Medal for her illustrations for Saint George and the Dragon, retold by Margaret Hodges.