Outside Were Trees - Birds and Sky
Watercolor and ink on paper
sheet: 19 5/16 x 14 1/4 in. (49.1 x 36.2 cm) (show scale)
Signed in ink, lower right: "Bemelmans"
Inscribed in ink, bottom center: "outside were trees -- birds and sky -- / and ten [days] went quickly by --"
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Ludwig Bemelmans (American, born Austria, 1898-1962). Outside Were Trees - Birds and Sky, 1939. Watercolor and ink on paper, sheet: 19 5/16 x 14 1/4 in. (49.1 x 36.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 41.53. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.41.53_back.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 4/22/2009
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Ink outline sketch on verso, struck through with red pencil. Illustration for Ludwig Bemelmans, "Madeline" (1939)
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