By dr SEUSS

Prestige (Singapore) - - AGENDA -

Septem­ber 29

Val­ued be­tween US$12,000 and $18,000, this ink-and-wa­ter­colour piece by Dr Seuss is mak­ing its auc­tion de­but at Swann Auc­tion Gal­leries’ Il­lus­tra­tion Art sale. This 1950 mas­ter­piece, which tells the tale of a twin brother’s quest for in­de­pen­dence, was first seen in Red­book mag­a­zine, be­fore ap­pear­ing in a re­cently pub­lished book of re­dis­cov­ered Seuss sto­ries, ti­tled The Bip­polo Seed and Other Lost Sto­ries. Other works by the likes of Aubrey Beard­s­ley, Dean Corn­well, Charles Addams and Earl Mo­ran will also go on the block.

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