Description

    FRANK GODWIN (1889-1959) Original Book Illustration, c.1930
    The Book of Courage by Hermann Hagedorn, page 27
    Caption: "The rafts are cut loose and the elephants are on their way."
    Ink on paper
    20in. x 13.5in. (sight size)
    Signed lower left: Frank Godwin
    Provenance: Morris Weiss collection

    Frank Godwin illustrated many children's books for the John C. Winston Company before he established his career as a comic strip artist on Connie and Rusty Riley. He also worked in advertising for such accounts as Coca-Cola, Texaco, and Prince Albert Tobacco.
    A copy of the book is included with this lot.

    Keywords:ink, paper, historical, illustration, war


    Estimate: $750 - $1,000.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2004
    29th Friday
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