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    Sixteen Original Full-Color Paintings and One Original Pencil Sketch by Garth Williams

    Garth Williams (American Artist, 1912-1996). Sixteen Original Full-Color Paintings and One Original Pencil Sketch for JB's Happy Harmonica [later published as JB's Harmonica by Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich in 1993]. [N.p., n.d., ca. 1989-1990]. Approximately 11.5 x 9 inches and smaller, on stiff paper. Original paintings in watercolor/gouache. Pencil sketch is signed. Ink or pencil notations on the paintings. Minor rubbing, else fine. These paintings could be the final artwork for the original version of JB's Harmonica (including the front and rear cover designs). The story and artwork underwent a major revision sometime after the creation of this artwork; the subjects in these paintings are all humans - they became bears for the final version. The book was written by Williams' godson, the musician and composer, John Sebastian. From the Estate of Garth Williams.

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    April, 2014
    2nd Wednesday
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