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    JESSIE WILLCOX SMITH (American, 1863-1935)
    Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Swift's Premium Soap Products calendar illustration, 1916
    Conte crayon and watercolor on board
    25.25 x 16.25 in.
    Signed lower left

    This breathtaking painting is perhaps the finest example of Jessie Willcox Smith's art we have ever offered. It has been off the market and residing in the same family collection since at least 1941. The painting was reproduced as color plate 78 in Jessie Willcox Smith: American Illustrator by Edward D. Nudelman.




    Condition Report*: Board has an overall size of 28.25 x 20 inches. Image is in very good condition.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. Heritage does not guarantee the condition of frames and shall not be liable for any damage/scratches to frames, glass/acrylic coverings, original boxes, display accessories, or art that has slipped in frames. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2012
    13th-14th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 5
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