Silverwhite & Lillwacker

Artist:George Washington Hood
Date:1921
Medium:Oil on Board
Dimensions:Sight Size 12" x 17" Framed 16" x 21"
Condition:Excellent
Original Use:Interior Illustration The Swedish Book of Fairies
Price:$3500.00
Full view of oil painting

Full view of oil painting

The artist's signature, lower left

The artist's signature, lower left

A fantastic original oil on board illustration by George Washington Hood exploring Swedish mythology, illustrating the story Silverwhite & Lillwacker in "The Swedish Fairy Book" published by Frederick A. Stokes. Caption reads "Then Silverwhite drew his sword with a great sweep, & rushed upon the sea troll." From the Golden Age of Illustration this painting is a magical work that is beautifully framed and ready to enjoy, a 1921 First Edition copy of the published book with illustration featured on page 44 is included in the sale.

As printed in Swedish Fairy Book, included in sale

As printed in Swedish Fairy Book, included in sale

Above: Verso notations and title and caption in the artist's hand
Detail

Detail

Framed view in beautiful gold gilt frame

Framed view in beautiful gold gilt frame

Frame corner detail

Frame corner detail

George Washington Hood quick facts:

* Childrens' Book Illustrator
* Illustration/Illustrator

Mediums
* Mixed-Media/Multi-Media
* Oil Paint
* Pen and Ink Drawing
* Watercolor

Subjects
* Figure/Figurative
* Genre-Human Activity
* History
* National Parks

Schools
* Art Students League of New York-Student
* National Academy of Design-Student

Chronology
* Early 20th Century Before 1950
* Late 19th Century-After Civil War



 

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