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    Maurice Sendak. Mickey and Me 1981. Color print, one of 500 numbered copies signed by Sendak, for the exhibition "Maurice Sendak: The Artist's Collection of Children's Toys, Books and Drawings." Measures 22.5 x 17.5 inches.

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    Issued by The Rosenbach Museum & Library [Philadelphia: 1981].

     

    Color print, one of 500 copies signed by the artist, Maurice Sendak, for the exhibition of "Maurice Sendak: The Artist's Collection of Children's Toys, Books and Drawings". Limited to 500 numbered and signed copies (this is copy 399) on fine art paper, measuring 22.5 x 17.5 inches.

     

    The image of the artist waving at a reflection of Mickey Mouse was first used in TV Guide magazine in 1978 where Mr. Sendak wrote about his childhood memories to commemorate that both he and Mickey ("Steamboat Willie") were celebrating their 50th birthday (born in 1928). This fine colored print is also reproduced in Mr. Sendak's 1986 book of posters.

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