Jan 28, 2016 - Sale 2403

Sale 2403 - Lot 110

Price Realized: $ 32,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 35,000 - $ 50,000
"Scrooge and The Ghost of Marley." Pen, ink, and watercolor on board. 272x190 mm; 10 3/4x7 1/2 inches. Signed in image, lower right. Title-page illustration from "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens, London: William Heinemann, 1915. Tipped to window matte in two places along verso top edge. Exhibited: The Fine Art Society, 1918, Number 20; Chris Beetles, Ltd.,: The British Art of Illustration 1790-1996.

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one of rackham's most iconic images for one of his most famous illustrated classics. The verso contains a very faint pencil sketch of Mrs. Cratchit presenting Uncle Scrooge with the Christmas plum pudding.