Description

    GARTH WILLIAMS (American, 1912-1996)
    Miss Bianca: A Fantasy, original cover art, 1962
    Pen and ink wash on board
    6.75 x 9 in. (main)
    Each signed

    From the Estate of Garth Williams.

    Set of original artwork for the jacket design of the book including: pen and ink wash artwork, a watercolor outline design of Miss Bianca, an overlay with appliqués of text, an ink overlay with border designs for the text, a gouache background for text, and a gouache background for the book cover design.


    Condition Report*:

    Main work: light surface grime around the borders; slightly bumped corners; image is in very good condition. Design of Miss Bianca: light accretion on the upper left corner and lower right corner; bumped corners; image is in very good condition. Two of the appliqués on the text overlay has come off (still in hand and will come with the lot). Ink overlay with border designs for the text: 7.5-inch crease to bottom right edge and corner; two small areas of adhesive residue on the top edge;. Gouache background for text: scattered minor surface grime. Gouache background for cover design: toning on the top border edge; scattered areas of light surface grime on the borders; lower left corner has a 3.25-inch crease; bottom edge has two 2-inch crease.

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    June, 2012
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