MAURICE SENDAK, (AMERICAN 1927-2012)
PEN & INK ON HEAVY PAPER STOCK, 7″ X 8″
SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY MAURICE SENDAK, FROM THE GERMAN PRINTING OF THE BOOK “HECTOR PROTECTOR”
THE ART IS IN FINE CONDITION, FULLY MATTED AND FRAMED TO A FINISHED SIZE OF: 17.75″ X 11.75″
An original drawing in pen and ink of the the Lion from Hector Protector saying “GRRRR”, signed and dated by Maurice Sendak 1971. This drawing was located on the half title page of the German edition of the book titled “HEKTOR PROTEKTOR” (HECTOR PROTECTOR), written and illustrated by Maurice Sendak. The size of the original ink drawing is 4″ x 3″ and depicts the Lion. The size of the actual page is 7″ x 8″. (The reverse of side of the original art page is shown in the images above depicting the Lion and the boy). The stunning ink drawing has been matted and framed to include both the page with the original Sendak drawing along with a complimentary page of the book depicting Hector being brave and bold with the Lion. These have been framed together with fully archival materials and UV glass to protect the art.
***The original book from which the pages were removed and framed will accompany the art.