DescriptionVIRGINIA STERRETT (AMERICAN, 1900-1931)
Tanglewood Tales, interior story illustrations (two works), 1921
Gouache and ink on paper, each
14-1/4 x 10-3/4 inches (36.2 x 27.3 cm) (sheet, largest)
Signed lower left: Virginia Frances Sterrett
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF RICHARD WRIGHT
These illustrations were published in Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Penn Publishing, 1921.
Work with blue background: There appears to be light mat burn to extreme left and lower right edges; slight surface soiling to lower right corner; pinpoint of discoloration near lower right corner; possible water damage to blue design in upper half of composition; otherwise, overall good condition. Work with columns: There appears to be light toning or mat burn to extreme left and top edges; minor surface soiling most visible on left extreme edge with one small abrasion; minor pinpoints of dicoloration in upper left quadrant; otherwise, overall good condition. Both are floating and framed under acrylic.
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