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Price Realized: $469 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2511 Lot 39
Archive. Over 75 working and finished drawings for various children's books. Watercolor, acrylic, ink, pastel, and/or graphite on paper, some with printed captions, notations, and measurements. Sizes vary, many sheets rough-clipped; the largest images comprising double-page spreads measure roughly 305x533 mm; 12x21 inches. Condition varies, but images generally clean. A few printed tear sheets (likely publisher's proofs) are included. should be seen.
Estimate $700 - 1,000
The majority of the illustrations are for the following published projects: "All Around the Town" by Phyllis McGinley, 1948; "A Pussycat's Christmas" by Margaret Wise Brown, 1949; "Sally Saucer by Edna S. Weiss, 1956; "Horn Book Calendar for 1959"; "Let It Rain," 1959; "Snow is Falling" (with several proof sheets from the publisher) 1963.
Drawings for unpublished works include: "Summer Moon," "The Little Ballet Dancer," "A Paintbox for You," and others.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $469