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Sendak & Blake: Songs of Innocence


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A highly important archive of the Exhibition and Sale of Maurice Sendak and William Blake original works at the Society of Illustrators. October 23rd, 2018 to Novemeber 3rd, 2018. 

A Society of Illustrators exclusive hardcover exhibition catalog containing 52 stunning works!

The Society of Illustrators is pleased to announce a special exhibition of legendary artist Maurice Sendak’s work. Longtime friends and collectors Justin Schiller and Dennis M V David present a look at some of Sendak’s rarest pieces, including illustrations from William Blake’s Songs of Innocence, a booklet commissioned by his British publishers as a 1967 Christmas keepsake. It is the only remaining manuscript for a published Sendak title still in private hands and is being exhibited for the first time publicly. In addition to these drawings, this exhibition will include more than a hundred watercolors, ink and pencil designs for Mr. Sendak’s various book, theatre and commercial work. All of the works will be available to purchase!