GARTH WILLIAMS ORIGINAL BOOK ILLUSTRATION. AN ORIGINAL LARGE PRELIMINARY DRAWING from.GRAPHITE ON ONION SKIN, 11.5" X 9". A beautiful large outstanding detailed original preliminary drawing by Garth Williams for the story, THE LITTLE PEOPLE also written in book form as. The Giant Golden Book of Elves and Fairies. The art is rendered in pencil on onion skin.
A stunning detailed illustration of two children with their hands over their eyes (with the little boy peeking out between his fingers). In the final illustration, the two children are surrounded by "Little People" who consist of gnomes, fairies, flying bears and miniature little people bounding about the two children.
An incredibly heart warming illustration! The artwork is signed by Garth Williams lower right in full signature. Slight crease along the bottom edge, otherwise the art is in excellent condition.
Please note an image of the final drawing which was rendered in watercolors and acrylics is to the right and is present for review ONLY and will not come with the graphite drawing. A copy of the original invoice will be included with each piece, and will provide both provenance and authenticity for the art. The art is in excellent condition and would be stunning framed.
Makes a perfect gift for a Garth Williams collector. Garth Williams was a prominent illustrator of several of the most prominent children's books including Stuart Little (1945), Charlotte's Web (1952), The Cricket In Times Square, and The Rescuers (1959).
W e specialize in first edition rare books and original illustration art. The item "GARTH WILLIAMSLARGE ORIGINAL BOOK ILLUSTRATION (11.5 X 9) THE LITTLE PEOPLE" is in sale since Sunday, June 15, 2014. This item is in the category "Art\Art Drawings".
The seller is "iwc_2004" and is located in New Canaan, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.