This drawing was located on a blank page of the book titled Alles voor een pannekoek, written and illustrated by Eric Carle (translated into Dutch). The size of the original ink drawing of the art is 10 x 8 and is a wonderful images depicting a chicken staring at her egg. The size of the actual page is 10 x 8.
(The reverse of side of the original art page is shown as the fourth image depicting a farm scene). The stunning ink drawing has been matted and framed to include both the page with the original Carle drawing along with a beautiful matching page from the book also showing the chicken. These have been framed together with fully archival materials and UV glass to protect the art.Unlike many artists and illustrators, Eric Carle did not dedicate or sell his art, with the exception of his few dedicated pieces going to a close personal friend, Bill Holloran. Other than these pieces, the balance of his personal collection were pledged to The Eric Carle Museum Of Picture Book Art. As such, his original artwork in any form is extremely scarce and only one gallery currently even sells any works of Carles. See the Michelson Galleries for additional information on Eric Carle and his art. The original book from which the pages were removed and framed will accompany the art. A wonderful piece of original original early Eric Carle artwork. The item "ERIC CARLE ORIGINAL DRAWINGALL FOR A PANCAKE (of The Very Hungry Caterpillar)" is in sale since Thursday, July 16, 2015. This item is in the category "Books\Antiquarian & Collectible". The seller is "iwc_2004" and is located in New Canaan, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.