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    Original Watercolor by Garth Williams

    Garth Williams (American 1912-1996). SIGNED Original Watercolored Blueline Proof for The Chicken Book. [N.p., n.d., ca. 1946]. Two-page spread. Watercolor on thick paper with printed blueline text, outlines, and detail, measuring approximately 9.25 x 22 inches. Signed in full by Garth Williams at bottom right, with his notations. Publisher info on verso. Also with this is a less-detailed and unfinished version on slightly longer paper; this sheet is signed in full by Garth Williams on the reverse, with no publisher info. Both generally fine.

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    Rich color suggestion by Garth Williams which was much simplified upon publication, with two-page spreads alternating between illustrations only partially in color and illustrations with no color at all.



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