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Maurice Sendak

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  • Maurice Sendak
  • Wild Thing Christmas Tree
  • Paper, Ink
Pen-and-ink line and watercolor on paper
Signed M. Sendak and dated 76 (lower right) 
19 3/4 x 16 1/8 in.; 50 x 41 cm
Executed in 1976

Catalogue Note

This image of the Wild Thing Moishe, decorated as a Christmas tree by two children, was reproduced on the cover of the 30 December 1976 issue of Rolling Stone magazine. This issue contained Jonathan Cott's interview "Maurice Sendak — King of All the Wild Things." Accompanied by a copy of that magazine.