Offered by: Robert Funk Fine Art
1581 Brickell Ave., Suite 2303 Miami, FL 33129 , United States Call Seller 305.857.0521


Children's Book Cover - Mid-Century Blond Girl - Female Illustrator 1954

$ 15,000
  • Description
    Pioneering Female Illustrator Barbara Briggs Bradley was an in-demand illustrator in the 1950s. Merrill Publishers of their famous children's books hired Barbara Briggs Bradley to do various work for them. "B is for Betsy" is one such work "Paper Dolls" is consummately rendered and designed. This work was for the front cover. Briggs Bradley also did interior illustrations, and we have them as well. The work is unsigned but is credited on verso. Unframed and in very good condition.
  • More Information
    Documentation: Signed
    Period: 1950-1979
    Materials: Mixed Media, Gouache, Pencil.
    Condition: Good. Very good condition for a work 70 years old. Some very minor surface issue only visible on close inspection.
    Creation Date: 1954
    Styles / Movements: Modernism
    Incollect Reference #: 722168
  • Dimensions
    W. 14.5 in; H. 18.5 in; D. 1 in;
    W. 36.83 cm; H. 46.99 cm; D. 2.54 cm;
Message from Seller:

You'll find an eclectic group of art works at Robert Funk Fine Art. 45 years of experience has shaped Director Robert Funk's multi-perspective approach to presenting art. As an undergrad in painting, he studied with great teachers such as first-generation abstract expressionist Robert Richenburg and hyper-realist painter Janet Fish. In Graduate School he worked with famed critic E.C. Goossen and went on to work as a Photographer, New York Advertising Art Director, and Art Collector.

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