John Rea Neill (New York/Pennsylvania/New Jersey, 1877-1943) sepia ink illustration depicting L. Frank Baum's character Princess Ozma, the immortal ruler of the Land of Oz, reading at a desk by candlelight. Unsigned. Housed in an American 20th century style frame. Sight – 15" H x 7 1/2" W. Framed – 25" H x 18" W. Early/mid 20th century. Provenance: Purchased at an Ozmopolitan Convention, circa 1988. CONDITION: 3/4" H x 10" W area of pencil marks, left by artist below drawing. Areas of toning around image from matting.
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