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PROPERTY FROM A COLLECTION OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION

Jessie Willcox Smith
THE WATER-BABIES (A GROUP OF FIVE WORKS)
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
75

PROPERTY FROM A COLLECTION OF AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION

Jessie Willcox Smith
THE WATER-BABIES (A GROUP OF FIVE WORKS)
Estimate
7,00010,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

American Art

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New York

Jessie Willcox Smith
1863 - 1935
THE WATER-BABIES (A GROUP OF FIVE WORKS)
each: signed Jessie Willcox Smith (lower right); one also inscribed Signed for-/Thomas Oakley/CHRISTMAS-1919 (lower right)
each: ink and watercolor on paper
the largest: 8 1/4 by 21 inches (22 by 53 cm)
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Provenance

Frank E. Fowler, Lookout Mountain, Tennessee 
S. Hallock du Pont, Jr., Florida, 1975 (acquired from the above)
By descent to the present owner 

Literature

Charles Kingsley, The Water-Babies, New York, 1916, illustrated
Edward D. Nudelman, Jessie Willcox Smith: A Bibliography, Gretna, Louisiana, 1989, nos. A45, A45.1, A46, pp. 71-72, 74

Catalogue Note

Please note that images of all five works appear in the online catalogue at sothebys.com/americanart

American Art

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New York