Lot 52
  • 52

Jessie Willcox Smith 1863 - 1935

Estimate
100,000 - 150,000 USD
Sold
125,000 USD
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Description

  • Jessie Willcox Smith
  • They All Drew to the Fire
  • signed Jessie Willcox Smith (lower right)
  • gouache on board

Provenance

Little, Brown and Company, Boston, Massachusetts (commissioned from the artist)

Literature

Louisa May Alcott, Little Women, Boston, Massachusetts, 1915, illustrated in color as frontispiece
Hildegarde Hawthorne, "An Adventure with Little Women," The Delineator, June 1915, illustrated
Louisa May Alcott, Little Women, Boston, Massachusetts, 1922, illustrated in color on the cover and facing p. 6 or 7
Edward D. Nudelman, Jessie Willcox Smith: A Bibliography, Gretna, Louisiana, 1989, pp. 69, 87, illustrated in color
Edward D. Nudelman, Jessie Willcox Smith: American Illustrator, Gretna, Louisiana, 1990, illustrated in color pl. 95
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