November 18, 2018

MODERN ART & DESIGN AUCTION

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Lot 254: Leonard Baskin

Lot 254: Leonard Baskin

The Muskellunge; The Mosquito (from Under the North Star) (2)

1980
Watercolors on paper
Each signed in black ink lower right; dated lower left; each retains Kennedy Galleries label verso
Compositions/sheets each: 11" x 7.5"; Frames each: 20.625" x 15.625"; (Composition/sheets each: 28 x 19 cm)
Provenance: Sotheby's, New York, New York, December 14, 2005, lot 157
Literature: Under the North Star. T. Hughes and L. Baskin. 1981. 21, 45.
Estimate: $1,500 - $2,000
Price Realized: $625
Inventory Id: 30253

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These two works were created as original illustrations for a widely released children's book, Under the North Star, released in 1981 as a collaboration between the artist, Leonard Baskin, and the poet, Ted Hughes.

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