Chris Van Allsburg (American, b. 1949)
The Garden of Abdul Gasazi, 1978; Conte on paper (framed); Signed and dated; 19 1/2" x 23 1/8" (sheet); Exhibition: Chris Van Allsburg: Drawings, Allan Stone Gallery, New York, September 11-October 4, 1979; 23rd Annual Exhibitions, Society of Illustrators, New York, January-April 1981; Enter the Dream World of Chris Van Allsburg, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Michigan, April 12-July 5, 1987; Chris Van Allsburg, Le Centre de promotion du livre de jeunesse en Seine-Saint-Denis, Montreal, Canada (traveled to Germany and Italy), December 4, 1992 - January 31, 1993; Literature: Van Allsburg, Chris, The Garden of Abdul Gasazi, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1979. ill. cover; Provenance: The artist; Allan Stone Collection, New York
Sale Price: $20,000
Estimate: $3,000 - $5,000
Signed and dated lower right recto. Hinged at top, smudges and soiling along margins due to process, working drawing for book illustration. Notes on margins.