Diane Thorne Original Dust Jacket Art of German Shepherds for "Short Leash", 1945, and Including Book.
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Original dust jacket art by Diana Thorne, done for the book "Short Leash" by Bertrand Shurtleff. 1945. Original commissioned watercolor by Diana Thorne (not signed), measuring 18" x 14.75" including black wood frame and cream mat. Sight view is 12.25" x 10".
Included with the original artwork is the book "Short Leash", by Bertrand Shurtleff. Jacket Drawing and Illustration by Diana Thorne. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1945. 270p., color jacket by Thorne, green cloth with gilt, frontispiece by Thorne. The story of a K-9 specialist.
Diana Thorne received phenomenal acclaim for her unique etchings, which have been exhibited in the principal cities of this country. Her splendid work has won her membership in the Chicago Society of Etchers and the California Print Makers. She has been commissioned to execute portrait etchings of the most famous dogs in America.
Condition: Book jacket has losses at extremities, covers have damp staining. Interior is clean and sound. Frame showing some wear. Mat has a few spots of foxing. The watercolor itself has a very small spot in the upper right corner (see image #3), but is otherwise in excellent condition.
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- Width: 14.75 inches
- Height: 18 inches
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