Green Eggs and Ham 50th Anniversary Print

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Green Eggs and Ham 50th Anniversary Print

2,000.00

SOLD OUT AT PUBLISHER
Due to the popularity of this artwork, it is now sold out from the publisher.  However, an authorized dealer may still have this piece in their collection or be able to help you locate one to purchase. Contact your art consultant or preferred Authorized Gallery for an update on current availability.

Serigraph on Coventry Rag Paper
Authorized Estate Edition

Image and Paper Size: 55” x 26” 

Limited Edition of 295 with 155 Collaborators’ Proofs 
99 Patrons’ Collection Serigraphs on Paper
50 Commemorative Proofs NFS
5 Hors d’Commerce

Adapted posthumously from the illustration for the 1960 book, Green Eggs and Ham.

Green Eggs and Ham was born out of a $50 wager between Dr. Seuss and his publisher, Bennett Cerf, who bet he couldn’t write an articulate, entertaining book using only fifty different words. The result was a 62-page volume composed of 49 monosyllabic words and a fiftieth three-syllable word “anywhere.” When Cerf heard Ted’s first reading of the book, he seemed dazed, shaking his head over the clear triumph of Green Eggs and Ham, which had begun as their private joke. Although he conceded the fifty-dollar bet, Ted cheerily “complained” throughout his life that Cerf never paid up. A small price for what ultimately became a national treasure.

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