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    Garth Williams. Illustration #1, Charlotte's Web.

    Garth Williams. Original preliminary drawings and studies for illustration #1 (appearing on page 2) of Charlotte's Web, 1952: Fern takes hold of the ax and tries to pull it from her father's hand. Pencil on paper. Thirteen sheets, with all but one measuring 10.875 x 8.5 inches; one is one-third of a sheet, torn to show only Fern. One sheet has drawings on both sides. All sheets initialed by Williams. All fine.

    Williams experiments with different faces and poses in this very first illustration for Charlotte's Web. From the Estate of Garth Williams.


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    April, 2011
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