Pair from Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates

Artist:Louis Rhead
Date:1924
Medium:Pen & Ink Drawing
Dimensions:Sight Size 7" x 10" Framed 19 1/2" x 23"
Condition:Excellent
Original Use:Pair of Interior Illustrations from Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates
Price:$950.00
Full View

Full View

Artist's signature

Artist's signature

Detail

Detail

A pair of interior illustrations in pen & ink by Louis Rhead, from the 1924 edition of Hans Brinker or the Silver Skates by Mary Mapes Dodge. The drawings are on two separate sheets of watercolor paper which were mounted on one illustration board by Rhead. Works are nicely matted and framed in a period dark oak quarter sawn mission oak frame.

Framed view

Framed view

Detail

Detail

Corner frame profile

Corner frame profile

Here are a few other examples of Louis Rhead cover and poster designs in a Belle Epoque, Alphonse Mucha stylized Art Nouveau aesthetic. Original pen & ink works and watercolors by this artist are very scarce.



 

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