Jun 07, 2007 - Sale 2117

Sale 2117 - Lot 22

Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
Scene from Les Misérables.

Pencil on cream wove paper, 1939. 455x293 mm; 18x11 1/2 inches. Signed and dated in reverse, lower left. Inscribed "preliminary study for 'The Candelabra' Les Miserables" in pencil, upper left. Dated "June 1939" in pencil, upper right and annotated lower margin. With a finished drawing of a horseback rider, verso. Signed in reverse and inscribed "distortion haywire," in pencil, lower right verso.