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    GARTH WILLIAMS (American, 1912-1996)
    On the Banks of Plum Creek, (The Little House Series), original cover art
    Watercolor on paper
    10 x 15 in.
    Signed lower right

    From the Estate of Garth Williams.


    Set of original artwork for the jacket design of the book including: watercolor artwork, a pencil on paper preliminary, two ink wash overlays, and a black and white print of the cover on board.


    Condition Report*:

    The watercolor is in very good condition; there is toning/discoloration to the image of the pencil on paper (signed), scattered minor tears on the upper extreme edge, diagonal crease and tear  running from the upper left corner to the lower edge; toning and minor scattered tears to the extreme edges to the two ink wash overlays with a crease to one of the bottom corner, previous adhesive residue on the extreme edges; slight toning along the extreme edges to the black and white image on paper laid on board, taped to board with non-archival tape, previous adhesive residue on border edges of image. Not framed.

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    March, 2012
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