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    Maurice Bernard Sendak - Original Preliminary Illustration (c.1974).
    Titled: Really Rosie.
    Original study drawing for the animators of the "Really Rosie" cartoon.
    Graphite on parchment paper, overall (9 x 12), sight size approximately 8 x 11.5. Signed lower middle right. Also inscribed at lower left and lower right in Sendak's own hand with notes concerning Rosie's stance and attitude, and the placement of "the Spirit of Chicken Soup."

    keywords: The Nutshell Library, Where the Wild Things Are, Wild things, In the Night Kitchen, Outside Over There, children's author, illustrator, Caldecott Medalist, Hans Christian Andersen International Medalist, Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, Jewish Cultural Achievement Award, National Medal of Arts, F.A.O. Schwarz window display designer, Really Rosie


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    Auction Dates
    November, 2003
    20th-23rd Thursday-Sunday
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    I have done a preliminary analysis and the total of the hammer prices was $67,550. With BP, the final figure was $80,722.25. That is against the total insurance value of $34,785 or 2.32 x ‘pre-auction estimate’. Incredible, really, so a big thanks.
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