Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Garth Williams. Illustration #17, Charlotte's Web.

    Garth Williams. Original preliminary drawing for illustration #17 (appearing on page 59) of Charlotte's Web, 1952: detail of Wilbur flying. Ink of paper. Approximately 8.375 x 12.875 inches. Signed in full by Williams at lower right. With Williams' notations: "'Charlotte's Web'/Study for Wilbur flying" in ink, and "Wilbur flying" in pencil. Drawing was at one time matted, resulting in light toning to image area; masking tape on reverse to top edge. Else fine. From the Estate of Garth Williams.


    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    7th-9th Thursday-Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 1,091

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2020 February 22 - 23 Americana & Political Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 May 14 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    2019 May 14 Historical Manuscripts Grand Format Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $735,674