Signed original watercolor entitled "Walking to the Wedding," used as a double-page spread in Conover's FROGGIE WENT A-COURTING published by FSG in 1986.
Original art from FROGGIE WENT A-COURTING
This watercolor forms part of the story of a handsome seafaring frog who woos Miss Mousie. An entire world of humanized creatures is created around the classic English nursery rhyme, with text retold by Conover. Reviewed by School Library Journal as a "tour de force." The scene shows the entire wedding party and the guests in all their finery, walking to the wedding chapel. There are 4 blank boxes for inserting the text. Conover's work is noted for rich colors and incredible attention to detail, some of which is executed using a magnifying glass for accuracy. Intricate yet elegant.
n.p. n.p, [no later than 1986]. 9.5'' x 15.5''. Single artist's board.
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