Description

    GARTH WILLIAMS (American, 1912-1996)
    A Brother for the Orphelines, original cover artwork, 1959
    Pen and appliqués on heavy paper
    12 x 10.75 in. (main)
    All signed

    From the Estate of Garth Williams.

    Set of original artwork for the cover design of the book, A Brother for the Orphelines by Natalie Savage Carlson, Harper & Row, 1959. Lot includes: main cover illustration and accompanying watercolor on paper design with preliminary pencil on tracing paper cover page.


    Condition Report*:

    Main- Adheisve residue on the left edge. Appliqués are slightly lifting. Light surface dirt on the edges. Extreme corners are bumped. Light abrasion on the upper left corner. Not framed. Tracing paper: is slightly yellowed. Scattered loss on the left edge and corners. Minor loss to the lower right corner. Not framed. Watercolor: paper is slightly undulating. Faint surface dirt around the borders. Adheisve residue on all four corners. Bumped extreme corners. Not framed.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    7th Wednesday
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