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Williams, Garth,

ORIGINAL PAINTING FOR THE COVER OF 'BABY ANIMALS'

(PRELIMINARY STUDY)

Ca. 1955. Preliminary painting for 'Baby Animals' ca. 1955. On paper.

Measures approx. 8 by 16 inches, in a mat 12 by 20 inches. Signed by Garth Williams.

Overall fine condition and with marginal notes by Williams indicating color values. The illustration shows an elephant

carrying bears, a mouse, a raccoon, a fox, and followed by a kangaroo, and a giraffe with two long-tailed passengers. 'Baby

Animals' was printed by Simon and Schuster (with a different design) in 1956, and is still in print.

$1500

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