Description

    HENRIQUE ALVIM CORRÊA (Brazilian, 1876-1910)
    Martian Reinforcements, from The War of the Worlds, Belgium edition, 1906
    Pencil and ink on paper laid on board
    13.125 x 10.125 in. (sheet)
    Not signed

    The War of the Worlds Archive

    This illustration is featured in Book II: The Earth Under the Martians, Chapter I: "Under Foot," 1906.

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


    Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000.

    Condition Report*:

    Sheet appears to be adhered to board at reverse corners to an overall size of 18.875 x 13.75 inches, then matted to an overall size of 21.5 x 19.5 inches; light surface discoloration and scattered pinpoints of foxing.

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    May, 2015
    14th Thursday
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