Lot 25
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Maurice Sendak

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Description

  • Maurice Sendak
  • Transformation: Moishe
  • Paper, Pencil, Ink
Pencil and watercolor on paper
Signed Maurice Sendak (lower right)
8 1/2 x 11 1/2 in.; 21.5 x 29.5 cm 
Executed in 1997

Together with two pencil studies on tracing paper
Both signed Maurice Sendak (lower right)
4 5/8 x 12 in.; 12 x 30.5 cm
4 1/2 x 12 in.; 11.5 x 30.5 cm
Executed in 1997 

Catalogue Note

Concept designs for in Sendak's Wild Things Are Happening advertising campaign. They were turned into large panels, which concealed the restoration and repair work under-way at Grand Central Terminal in New York. 
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