Theodor S. Dr. Seuss Geisel

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GEISEL Theodor S. Dr. Seuss California Dilemma

Sotheby's /Apr 11, 2011
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Theodor S. Dr. Seuss Geisel - Family Tree Of The 7 Godivas

Theodor S. Dr. Seuss Geisel - Family Tree Of The 7 Godivas

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Lot number: 210
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Lot 210: Theodor 'Dr. Seuss' Geisel (1904-1991 La Jolla, CA) Description: ''Family Tree of the 7 Godivas'', Double page book Illustration, signed lower left: Dr. Seuss, unframed ink and gouache on paper board, image size: 14.75'' H x 21.75'' W, est: $30,000/50,000. Note: The present work is the front endpaper artwork in ''Dr. Seuss's The Seven Lady Godivas: The True Facts Concerning History's Barest Family'', originally published in 1939 and later republished in 1967 after Seuss gained notoriety and fame. A 1967 book accompanies the lot. Condition Report: Visual: Generally good condition. Toning to the paper and mat burn along the lower center edge of the image. Glue residue and paper tape remnants in the four margins. A graphite printing notation in the lower center margin extending slightly into the image. Margin edges rough and the extreme left corners bent. Notes: The present work is the front endpaper artwork in ''Dr. Seuss's The Seven Lady Godivas: The True Facts Concerning History's Barest Family'', originally published in 1939 and later republished in 1967 after Seuss gained notoriety and fame. A 1967 book accompanies the lot Private Collection, Los Angeles, CA image size: 14.75'' H x 21.75'' W Theodor 'Dr. Seuss' Geisel (1904-1991 La Jolla, CA) unframed ink and gouache on paper board
Theodor S. Dr. Seuss Geisel - A Pair Of Llamas In Peru

Theodor S. Dr. Seuss Geisel - A Pair Of Llamas In Peru

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Lot number: 164
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DR. SEUSS [THEODOR GEISEL]. A Pair of Llamas in Peru. Pen, ink, and watercolor on board, Inscribed and Signed in pen, lower right: "For Hope Morris, That Llama Fancier - Dr. Seuss" with large ink and pencil study on verso, showing the llamas, a boy, rooster, and tile roofed dwelling in the background (marked "void"). 241x222mm; 9 1/2x8 3/4 inches, professionally matted and framed with double-sided acrylic and grey wood to show both images, few scuffs to frame edges. not examined out of frame but very good condition. Estimate $20,000-30,000 Geisel and his wife Helen, avid travelers, visited Peru twice between 1932 and 1934. The main focus of his first trip was to study animals: "I just came back from Peru . . . [where I] looked into the llama situation . . .They can spit at you and aim every shot they make . . . I go all over looking for peculiar animals [and] I've discovered that God has turned out more ridiculous looking creatures than I have"--(Morgan, Judith and Neil Bowen. Dr. Seuss & Mr. Geisel, 1995, pages 76-77.) Peru was the inspiration for several images he made during these years, including a short-lived Hearst newspaper comic with an Andean theme called "Hejji by Dr. Seuss" in 1935.
Theodor S. Dr. Seuss Geisel - The Cat In A Hat!

Theodor S. Dr. Seuss Geisel - The Cat In A Hat!

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Lot number: 718
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Dr. Theodore S. Gisel Seuss (American, 1904-1991) The cat in a hat! signed and inscribed 'Best Wishes!/Dr.Seuss/the cat in a hat!'(upper centre), further signed and inscribed 'Dr. Seuss/Thanks!'(centre right) and further signed 'Dr. Seuss' (lower left) felt-tip, unframed 14 x 7 5/8 in. (35.6 x 19.4 cm.)
Theodor S. Dr. Seuss Geisel - California Dilemma

Theodor S. Dr. Seuss Geisel - California Dilemma

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Lot number: 175
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LOT 175 GEISEL, THEODOR SEUSS ("DRSEUSS"). California Dilemma 5 3/4 by 5 3/4 in., colored pencil drawing, unsigned, matted, glazed and framed (14 1/2by 13 7/8 in.) 4,000—6,000 USD California Dilemma 5 3/4 by 5 3/4 in., colored pencil drawing,unsigned, matted, glazed and framed (14 1/2by 13 7/8 in.) Also included is a typed letter signed ("Dr. Seuss")discussing the "California Dilemma, with 18-pronged horns"and listing other varieties of the creature noting "...all I cansay is that the horns of one dilemma are no more comfortable thanthe horns of any other" (La Jolla, California, 11January 1958, 1 page), folds, mountingtape, loss to one corner and tear. A subsequentautograph letter signed ("Dr. Seuss") to a different correspondentnotes "...this may (or may not) answer your questions" and theartist has drawn a set of prongs on a printed image of the cat inthe hat ([San Diego, California, 23 March1979], 1 page with envelope).
Theodor S. Dr. Seuss Geisel - Yertle The Turtle (illustrated); And The Star-bellied Skeetch

Theodor S. Dr. Seuss Geisel - Yertle The Turtle (illustrated); And The Star-bellied Skeetch

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Lot number: 472
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Dr. Theodore S. Gisel Seuss (American, 1904-1991) Yertle the turtle (illustrated); and The star-bellied skeetch the first signed and inscribed 'Best Wishes! Dr. Seuss' (lowerright); the second signed 'Dr. Seuss' (lower centre) pen and black ink and coloured crayons, unframed 5 x 8 in. (12.7 x 20.3 cm.); and 9 1/8 x 5½ in. (23.2 x 14 cm.)(2)
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