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Original gouache painting by Susan Collicott  

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Original gouache painting from The Teardrop Baby

Collicott, Sharleen



c. 1994


Original gouache for a half-page illustration from Collicott's The Teardrop Baby by Karen Radler Greenfield. Paper: approx. 8x10, image: 6¼x6½", matte.

Signed by Collicott in margin under lower left of image. Depicted is the Teardrop family "happy as could be". Included is a copy of the book.

Sharleen Collicott was a former welder who made metal sculptures, and could be found in junkyards collecting junk metal. She has served as a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts and received numerous awards from the Society of Illustrators in New York and Los Angeles, but has only focused on children's book illustration in the last decade or so. Ms. Collicott resides part of the year on the beaches of Santa Monica, and part near the Grand Canyon.

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