Lot 6
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Jessie Willcox Smith 1863 - 1935

80,000 - 120,000 USD
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  • Jessie Willcox Smith
  • The Bed-Time Book
  • watercolor and charcoal on board
  • image: 18 by 15 1/4 inches (45.7 by 38.7 cm)
  • board: 22 by 19 1/4 inches (55.9 by 48.9 cm)
  • Executed in 1907.


Sale: Illustration House, New York, May 9, 1998, lot 38
Acquired by the present owners at the above sale


New York, The Society of Illustrators, The Red Rose Girls: An Uncommon Story of Art and Love, July-August 2001, no. 73
Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Norman Rockwell Museum, The Red Rose Girls: An Uncommon Story of Art and Love, November 2003-May 2004
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, Brandywine River Museum; Amherst, Massachusettts, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Flights into Fantasy: The Kendra and Allan Daniel Collection of Children's Illustration, September 2007-October 2008, pp. 36, 80,  illustrated in color p. 6


Helen Hay Whitney, The Bed-Time Book, New York, 1907, illustrated in color on the cover
Edward D. Nudelman, Jessie Willcox Smith: A Bibliography, Gretna, Louisiana, 1989, p. 48, illustrated in color