JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH (American, 1863-1935)
A Child's Prayer, book cover, 1925
Mixed media on board
22 x 15.5 in. (image)
Signed lower left
This absolute masterpiece has never been offered on the market,
residing in the same family collection for decades. The painting
was also reproduced as a full-page color plate 12 image in
Jessie-Willcox Smith: American Illustrator by Edward D.
Nudelman, Pelican Publishing Company, 1990.
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Colors are bright and image presents beautifully. Varnish on image area very lightly and uniformly toned commensurate with age, but presents significantly nicer than is typical and there are no condition issues of note in image area. Adhesive residue and light abrasions on the border edges (not seen unless removed from frame). Illustration board has been affixed to backing by framer and was not removed. Board has an overall size of 26 x 18 inches. Framed under glass to an overall size of 30.75 x 24.25 inches.
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