Dec 16, 2021 - Sale 2592

Sale 2592 - Lot 92

Price Realized: $ 469
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
E. H. SHEPARD (1879-1976)
"To Hell, child! Your Hell, my Heaven!" Illustration published in Laurence Housman's novel The Golden Sovereign, page 252 (London: Jonathan Cape, 1937). 305x253 mm;12x10 inches, on 15x10 3/4-inch board. Signed "E.H. Shepard" in lower right image, verso additionally signed "E.H. Shepard / Joy Meadow / Longdown / Guildford."

The description of the scene reads: "He spreads his arms and rises up through the looking-glass; you see his violet frock-coat, his check trousers, his white spats, and patent-leather boots ascending into and passing from view. He twiddles his feet at them and vanishes."