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Lot 323

Mabel Rollins Harris pastel illustration Mother and Child

Estimate: $500 - $800

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Harris, Mabel Rollins (American, active 1920s and 1930s), Mother and Baby Observing Baby Birds, circa 1930's, pastel on canvas, signed lower left, 28 x 22 inches, in a gold leaf frame measuring 32 x 26 inches. From the late 1930s until the end of the 1930s, exquisite pastels by Mabel Rollins Harris were among the most admired in the calendar-art business. Many of her great Art Deco pin-ups effectively expressed the magic and mystery inherent in the romantic themes that were so popular during the era. with accompanying 1949 calendar for B. S. Brozostowski Detroit Michigan, This illustration was likely used in repeated calendar over a many year span.