WILLIAMS (Garth): “Charlotte’s Web: A Director’s Meeting”.
Original ink drawing, as reproduced in Charlotte’s Web by E B White (New York: Harper & Bros, 1952), illustrated on page 88; also used as frontispiece and cover design in later reprints (Anniversary edition).
Titled in pencil and Signed in full in ink at lower left.
Measures 9 x 7-1/2 inches on larger paper.
Depicts the gathering of all the characters by the barn entrance
to decide on what Charlotte was next to spell out on the web: “Terrific” was then decided upon.
Charlotte’s Web is a major classic of children’s literature. The novel about the friendship between a pig, named Wilbur, and Charlotte, a barn spider, where the latter’s spinning words at the barn saves Wilbur from the slaughterhouse.