The Cat in the Hat, Original Art from Dr Seuss, Signed, Collectible investment
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A wonderful hand drawn Cat in the Hat by the master, Dr Seuss,[ Theodore Geisel ] On white card stock that is 5" x 6 1/8" .Signed 'Best WishesDr. Seuss." Provenance through auction house.Investment guru's do have differing opinions on art verses more traditional forms such as IRA's, Stocks/Bonds, Commodities and so on, but mostwill agree that diversification is healthy and safer. In my opinion, and I can only advocate about books and certain antiquities, drawing on mywealthy uncle's experience in England and my own as his eager apprentice and eventual executor. It is rare to observe an item that has reachedsignificant value, decrease. Most often objet d'art's increase steadily over time and in some cases, as the artist/author reaches a milestone ofsome kind, ie; an award; Nobel, Pulitzer, Booker. The value sky rockets. But aside from those cases, an established work will steadily increase,and therefore is a worthy investment.All Dr Seuss fans will be excited to learn that a museum has opened [ June 2017, in Springfield, MA] honoring his creations, books anddelightful imagination. It is displaying heretofore unknown artwork and illustrations, and interactive exhibits. From Wiki; "Theodor Seuss Geisel (/ˈsɔɪs/ Listeni/ˈɡaɪzəl/; March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American writer, cartoonist, animator, book publisher, and artist best known for authoring children's books under the pen name Dr. Seuss (/suːs/). His work includes several of the most popular children's books of all time, selling over 600 million copies and being translated into more than 20 languages by the time of his death.
Geisel adopted his "Dr. Seuss" pen name during his university studies at Dartmouth College and the University of Oxford. He left Oxford in 1927 to begin his career as an illustrator and cartoonist for Vanity Fair, Life, and various other publications. He also worked as an illustrator for advertising campaigns, most notably for Flit and Standard Oil,...