Jan 28, 2016 - Sale 2403

Sale 2403 - Lot 111

Price Realized: $ 1,950
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
"Dressed In Quaint Outlandish Fashion . . . Their Visages, too, were Peculiar; One had a Large Beard, Broad Face and Small, Piggish Eyes." Pen and ink on paper. 108x57 mm; 4 1/4x2 1/4 inches, image, on a small cropped piece of paper. Unsigned. Illustration from page 12 of "Rip Van Winkle" by Washington Irving, London: Heinemann, 1916. From the Estate of Barbara Edwards, daughter of the artist; thence to Chris Beetles Ltd.; thence to current owner. Tipped to window matte in two places along verso top edge. Exhibited: Chris Beetles, Ltd., The British Art of Illustration 1780-1996, number 210.