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    Johnny Gruelle - Illustration for Children's Book (1919). Johnny Gruelle, best known as the creator of Raggedy Ann and Andy, began his career at the turn of the century, producing children's fantasy strips for small syndicates. It was during this time that he created some of the most wonderful fantasy the world has ever known. This whimsical pen and ink and watercolor beauty still holds its charm and sparkling color, and was originally used for the children's book, "Fairy Stories." Aside from two very slight stains and pin holes outside the image area, the art is in Excellent condition. Measures approximately 7" x 7". From the collection of Richard and Wendy Pini.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2005
    9th-10th Wednesday-Thursday
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