Description

    HENRIQUE ALVIM CORRÊA (Brazilian, 1876-1910)
    Livre Premier: L'arrivée des Martiens, from The War of the Worlds, Belgium edition, 1906
    Pencil and ink on paperboard
    13.625 x 10.25 in. (sheet)
    Artist's studio stamp verso

    The War of the Worlds Archive

    This illustration is featured as the title page of Book I: The Coming of the Martians, 1906.

    PROVENANCE:
    By descent through the family of the artist, Brazil;
    Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1990.

    EXHIBITED:
    Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame, Seattle, Washington, "The War of the Worlds," October 30, 2004-October 30, 2005.




    Condition Report*:

    Overall slight paper discoloration with toning along sheet edges; scattered light foxing; tiny bumps to corners and right sheet edge is lightly abraded; tiny pinhole at each corner. Matted to an overall size of 20 x 16-6/8 inches.  Not framed.

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