Lot 43 of 360:
Melissa Bay Mathis original artwork for The Turtle and the Moon  

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Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Original artwork for The Turtle and the Moon

Author:
Mathis, Melissa Bay

Place:
[n.p.]

Publisher:

Date:
[c.1991]

Description:

Original mixed media painting for an illustration appearing in The Turtle and the Moon by Charles Turner, matted and framed with plexiglass. Frame: 16½x15", image: 10x9."

Lovely original artwork from the tale about a turtle and his unusual companion. 

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:
A bit of light wear to frame; artwork not examined outside of frame; appears fine.


 
Item number:
299464
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