13 Pieces of Sheet Music Featuring Art Deco and Other Girl Art, Including Mary Pickford.
Lot 557. 13 Pieces of Sheet Music Featuring Art Deco and Other Girl Art, Including Mary Pickford. The artists are identified for most of the beautiful artwork for these 13 pieces of sheet music. Leo Sielkeur created the portrait of Mary Pickford for “I’ll Tell the World,” 1919, vg with a person’s name added to the front cover. The other covers present attractive portraits of women. Rolf Armstrong is the artist for “Tears Tell,” 1919, vg, store’s stamp on the front. The artwork for “Dreaming Dreams of You” was created by Walter Dunk, 1919 vg-ex. The 1923 sheet music for “Rio Nights” has an illustration by Malcom Perret. Three covers are by Edward H. Pfeiffer, among the more prolific illustrators of the early 1900s: “Made in America: There’s a Maid in America, a Maid for Every Boy,” 1914, g; “Through Your Eyes Are Full of Mischief You’re the Girl for Me,” 1919, vg+ to ex, and “They’ll Never Miss the Wine in Dixieland,” 1920, vg+. Two covers were painted by Morris Rosenbaum’s Studios: “You’d Be Surprised,” 1919, pages separated, g, and “Tired of Me,” 1920, vg+. One of the Stamer Brothers, William or Frederick, created the damsel for the “Whipped Cream,” 1913, heavy outside corner wear, vg. And a song called “Sunbeam (I’m Coming Back to You)” features the work of Andre de Takacs, 1919, chips at the top, clean artwork. Two covers with unidentified artists are “Little Silver Lady,” 1925, vg+, and “Kiss Me Good Night! (Out the Window You Must Go),” 1913, g with a portrait essentially free of creases. Winning Bid $15.