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George Willard Bonte (American, b. 1873) Lot of Thirty-Eight Illustrations from The Birch-Tree Fairy Book

Auction:
2168
Lot:
210
Sold for:
$4,406$3,750

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Auction:
Sale #2168 - 2168
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2002 7:00PM

Description:

George Willard Bonte (American, b. 1873)

Lot of Thirty-Eight Illustrations from The Birch-Tree Fairy Book
Some initialed.
Pen and ink on paper and board, sizes to 14 1/4 x 11 1/2 in. (36.2 x 29 cm), unframed.
Condition: Toning, minor soiling, glue residue to edges on some.

Provenance: Descended through the family of Clifton Johnson.

N.B. The lot is accompanied by a copy of the Little, Brown & Company, Boston, 1919 edition of The Birch-Tree Fairy Book, edited by Clifton Johnson.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Clifton Johnson, George Willard Bonte, Brown & Company, Birch