Modern Design + Post-War & Contemporary Art
Sale 1006 Lot 66
Pool of Tears Study, (Alice in Wonderland Series, Chapter II, The Pool of Tears), 1981
mixed media drawing
signed and titled in pencil lower center
8″ x 6 1/4″
Delatiner, Barbara, “Artist in Wonderland”, The New York Times, 13 December 1981, Long Island Guide, p. 32
As an artist who creates within the realm of Surrealism, Martin Barooshian was commissioned by the Lewis Carroll Society of North America to create a folio illustrating each chapter (1-12) of Alice in Wonderland, commemorating Lewis Carroll’s 150th birthday. The drawings were exhibited in the artist’s hometown library before they embarked on a national tour.
Sheet: 10 5/8″ x 10 13/16″
Mat: 18″ x 14″
Sheet adhered to mat board, which is hinged to mat. Overall good condition.