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Lot 0144
Author: Sendak, Maurice
Title: Happy Inauguration. A Jubilant Welcome For Our New President And His Family! From The Children Of America.
Place Published: [New York]
Date Published: 1993

Framed keepsake with illustration by Maurice Sendak. Image approximately 21.5x21.5 cm (8½x8½") with printed matting. Framed, overall 44x43 cm (17¼ x17").

Signed by Sendak in lower margin. Commissioned by Sendak's publisher Harper Collins as gifts for one of Bill Clinton's first inaugural parties. This image was also published in major national newspapers and sent selectively to leading bookshop clients. The exact limitation is unknown but it is estimated that 500 to 1000 copies were printed. No copies were ever available for commercial sale, nor were prints ever issued autographed. It is estimated that between 500 to 1,000 were printed, far fewer were later signed by Sendak.


Fine. 2/19/2018: AMENDED - Signed by Sendak in lower margin.

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Maurice Sendak Bill Clinton Inauguration Print

Estimate $200 - $300Feb 22, 2018