Sendak, pencil drawing, fun Ha ha
Lot 1131
SENDAK, MAURICE. B.1928. Original pencil sketch on tracing paper, 200 x 160 mm, signed lower right ("Maurice Sendak"),
US$ 1,500 - 2,000
£900 - 1,200
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Lot Details
SENDAK, MAURICE. B.1928.
Original pencil sketch on tracing paper, 200 x 160 mm, signed lower right ("Maurice Sendak"), depicting an ebullient fairground operator, surrounded by the words "Fun! Ha! Ha! Ho! Hee!"

Possibly a sketch for E.T.A. Hoffmann's The Nutcracker, or a preliminary design for the stage set for the Pacific Northwest Ballet's production.
See illustration overleaf.
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