"Me and She." An original pen and ink drawing of a young women (teenager?) playing with her dog in a wooded setting, with inset portraits of a much younger girl, each above the cursive lettering "Yours Truly Molly Smith", at bottom an inset drawing of tw
Price: 550.00 USD
np: nd. 1 vols. Image area 10 3/4" x 11 1/2" Oliver Herford (1863-1935) was known as both a poet and illustrator, as well as for his wit. Born in England, he moved with his family to the United States when he was six, but later attended schools in both countries, as well as in France. He had a long and outstanding career as a writer and illustrator for numerous magazines including "Life" and "Harper's Weekly." He also, between 1893 and 1931, wrote and illsutrated approximately fifty books of "artistic nonesense." In addition to the humor of his published works, "Herford's oral humor was remembered as often as his verse. In his heyday he was called 'the most quoted man in America'" (Kunitz & Haycraft). Some light foxing, else fine in white mat and plain black frame.