FRANCES H. GEARHART and Sisters (THE GEARHARTS)
SEA TREASURES c.1928
Color block print. Titled and Signed “the Gearharts” in Frances H. Gearhart’s hand.
This is an original blockprint from “Let’s Play”, an intended but unpublished children’s book done in collaboration with her
sisters. 7 3/4” x 7 in. on fibrous japan paper. There were very fewprinted. Good colors, generally good condition with
full margins with deckle edge. However, a few areas of discoloration in the margins particularly thelower margin.
A printers crease below the image. All and all, a very exceptable example of this print.
After 81 years, based on the original prints, this book was published by the “California Book Club” in a limited edition of 1000.
Color woodcut, Arts and Crafts, Children's Illustration, California Art.