Description

    GARTH WILLIAMS (American, 1912-1996)
    The Long Winter, (The Little House Series), original cover art, 1953
    Watercolor on paper
    9 x 13.75 in.
    Signed lower right

    From the Estate of Garth Williams.

    Set of original artwork for the jacket design of the book including: watercolor artwork, pencil on tracing paper finished design, and a black and white print of the cover on board.


    Condition Report*:

    Main work: overall size of 10 x 15 inches. Very light stain on the lower left extreme corner; adhesive residue on the top center and the bottom center edges; light abrasion on the upper left corner; light accretion on the upper right corner; small accretion on the center left edge; otherwise in very good condition. Pencil on tracing paper: light crease to the upper left extreme edge; light quarter-sized stain on the upper right edge; small accretiuon in the center of the paper, not effecting the image; light handling creases; lower right extreme corner is ligtly creased; area of very light toning on the bottom edge;two minor creases on the upper center edge; otherwise in good condition. Print: slightly bumped extreme corners; areas of toning on image and borders; creased lower right corner and slightly creased on the edge above; scattered accretions/very light abrasions on the upper right corner. Otherwise in good condition. Not framed.

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