Lot 45 of 360:
Original painting from cover illustration  

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Estimate:
$1,000 - $1,500

Title:
Original painting for cover of A Visit to Sleep's House

Author:
Mathis, Melissa Bay

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Date:
c. 1989

Description:

Original mixed media painting for cover to A Visit to Sleep's House by Mary Pope Osborne. Paper: 12¼"x24". Image: 11½x24".

Signed by Melissa Bay Mathis on lower right of image. Depicted is a young somnambulist visiting Sleep's house. Included is a copy of the book. 

Melissa Bay Mathis was born in Chicago and studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and the Art Students League of New York. She worked in the children's book department of F.A.O. Schwartz in New York, where her job included reading all of the titles. Some of her clients have included Children's Television Workshop, San Francisco Zoo, the University of California, Stanford University, Peaceable Kingdom, Marcel Schurman, and many others. She has taught Children's Book Writing and Illustration at Mills College, and courses elsewhere. She now resides in Berkeley with husband Eric and daughter Kyla.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Image area fine; some residue or rubbing in lower margin.


 
Item number:
302381
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