Swann Galleries: Illustration Art, 2556, New York
- Auction Date
- 01/28/2021 - 01/28/2021
|Lot Number||Author Name||Book Title||Place Printed||Year Published||Estimate||Actual Price|
|1||CLARA LOUISE BELL|
Portrait of a young girl at the table. Watercolor on paper. 208x230 mm; 11x9 inches. Signed "Clara Louise Bell" lower right. Framed with museum glass.
|Not dated.||USD 350.00 - 500.00||USD 313.00|
Children at the Pond. Illustration for unknown story in Century Illustrated Magazine, with their stamp next to Scribner & Co. stamp on verso.
|USD 500.00 - 750.00||Not Sold|
"My Life So Far." Illustration to accompany an article about memoirs entitled "We All Have a Life. Must We All Write About It?" by William Grimes,
|2005||USD 600.00 - 900.00||USD 531.00|
|4||LILLIAN C. DAVIDS|
"Doings of the Grasshoppers. Sailing." Group of 3 illustrations to a chapter entitled "Sailing" for an unpublished work by Davids called "Doings of the Grasshoppers,"
|circa 1880.||USD 600.00 - 900.00||USD 1,300.00|
|5||LILLIAN C. DAVIDS|
"Doings of the Grasshoppers. The Bug Race." Group of 5 illustrations to a chapter entitled "The Bug Race" for an unpublished work by Davids called "Doings of the Grasshoppers,"
|circa 1880.||USD 600.00 - 900.00||USD 1,950.00|
"`Have you found a new home yet?' asked Peter." Illustration for page 26 of The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel by Thornton Burgess
|Boston||1915. Ink and ink wash on board. 330x246 mm; 13x9 3/4 inches, on 19x14-inch board. Signed "Harrison Cady" in lower right image. Captioned in lower margin.||USD 800.00 - 1,200.00||USD 1,375.00|
"Peter Rabbit was very indignant." Illustration for page 51 of Tommy and the Wishing Stone by Thornton Burgess
|New York||1915. Ink and ink wash on board. 340x242 mm; 13 1/2x9 1/2 inches, on 19 1/2x14 1/4-inch board. Signed "Harrison Cady" in lower right image, captioned in lower margin||USD 800.00 - 1,200.00||USD 910.00|
"With Peter he made visits to the garden." Illustration for page 57 of Tommy and the Wishing Stone by Thornton Burgess
|New York||1915, with their label on verso. Ink and ink wash on board. 305x235 mm; 13 1/4x9 1/4 inches, on 19 1/2x14 inch-board. Signed "Harrison Cady" in lower right image. Captioned in lower margin||USD 800.00 - 1,200.00||USD 1,235.00|
"Mother Grouse Knew there were dangers on Every side." Illustration for page 172 of Tommy and the Wishing Stone by Thornton Burgess
|New York||1915, with their label on verso. Ink, ink wash, and gouache on board. 330x245 mm; 13x9 1/2 inches, on 18 3/4x14 3/4-inch board. Signed "Harrison Cady" in lower right image. Captioned in lower margin||USD 500.00 - 750.00||USD 563.00|
"Nature Stories." Group of 7 illustrations. Published within the famous daily story series Burgess Bedtime Stories by Thornton W. Burgess, August 1951.
|1951||USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00||USD 1,235.00|
Black Cat. Collage, ink and gouache on board. 305x241 mm; 12x9 1/2 inches. Signed "Eric Carle" in ink, lower right image and inscribed "For Hens with best wishes!" Hens Gettmer was the publisher of Carle's books in The Netherlands
|Haarlem.||USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00||USD 6,750.00|
"THAT Lion!" A recreation of the lion in Carle's book Do You Want to Be My Friend?
|New York||1971. Paper collage with ink, watercolor, chalk, and fixative on board. 280x355 mm; 11x14 inches. Captioned, signed "Eric Carle" and inscribed to a young fan "For Matt with my very best wishes," lower margin.||USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00||USD 6,250.00|
The Foolish Tortoise. Hand-painted and glazed collage on board, 1985.
|1985||USD 1,000.00 - 2,000.00||USD 6,000.00|
"Little Koala." Dust jacket cover and interior illustration for Little Koala by Suzanne Noguere and Tony Chen
|New York||1979. Watercolor on paper mounted to board. 248x403 mm; 9 3/4x16 inches, on 14 1/2x18-inch paper. Signed "Tony Chen" in lower right image. Adhered to matte. A copy of the book accompanies the lot.||USD 300.00 - 400.00||USD 438.00|
Group of 9 original illustrations. given as gifts, featuring the artists' best-known characters or story scenes.
|USD 1,200.00 - 1,800.00||USD 1,105.00|
|16||TOMIE DE PAOLA|
"The Noble Couple."
|USD 700.00 - 1,000.00||USD 1,250.00|
The Happy Lion. A unique gift painting of Duvoisin's most famous story character,
|circa early 1970s.||USD 300.00 - 400.00||USD 3,250.00|
|18||HENRY JUSTICE FORD|
"...and the next moment he was turned to stone and lay there immovable..." Story illustration for "The Golden Lads" published in The Green Fairy Book edited by Andrew Lang
|London||1892. Pen, ink, and gouache on paper. 323x215 mm; 12 3/4x8 1/2 inches, on 15 1/4x9 3/4-inch sheet. Signed "H. J. Ford" in lower left image. Tipped to board with matte.||USD 800.00 - 1,200.00||USD 3,750.00|
"The Mountain." Published in Once Upon a Time: Some Contemporary Illustrators of Fantasy, by David Larkin
|New York||1976, plate 22 and in Fantastic People by Allan Scott||USD 2,500.00 - 3,500.00||USD 8,125.00|
Peering elf. Frontispiece to The Land of Froud, edited by David Larkin
|New York||1977. Mixed media with watercolor, graphite, gouache, and ink on paper. 23 1/4x12 1/4 inches||USD 2,000.00 - 3,000.00||USD 6,250.00|
|21||LOUIS S. GLANZMAN|
Pippi Longstocking. A unique gift drawing of Glanzman's most famous story character, circa early 1970s.
|circa early 1970s.||USD 300.00 - 400.00||USD 293.00|
Little Toot. A unique gift painting of Gramatky's most famous story character, circa early 1970s.
|circa early 1970s.||USD 600.00 - 900.00||USD 1,625.00|
"Running Away." Illustration published on the first page of the 1972 edition of Margaret Wise Brown's The Runaway Bunny, revised, with new illustrations
|New York||1972. Ink on board. 215x75 mm; 8 1/2x3 inches, image, on 6x10-inch board. Signed "C.Hurd" in ink, lower left image, "p7" penciled in upper right corner, and caption in unknown hand on verso. A copy of the 1972 edition is included in the lot.||USD 1,500.00 - 2,500.00||USD 6,250.00|
The Elfin Chipmunk Express.
|1909||USD 300.00 - 400.00||USD 1,188.00|
|25||EZRA JACK KEATS|
Drawing of Peter from The Snowy Day, prominently featured on a charming Typed Letter Signed to a young boy named Matthew.
|USD 800.00 - 1,200.00||USD 6,500.00|