Jun 04, 2019 - Sale 2511

Sale 2511 - Lot 136

Price Realized: $ 4,500
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
EDWARD GOREY.
"Deflowerment Day After Wedding." Illustration for page 37 of "The Recently Deflowered Girl: The Right Thing to Say on Every Dubious Occasion" by Hyacinthe Phypps [Pseud. of Mel Juffe] (New York: Chelsea House/Crown, 1965). Watercolor and ink on paper. Oval vignette measuring 152x916 mm; 6x3 3/4 inches, on 9 1/2x7 1/4-inch sheet. Signed in lower margin. Taped to matte along top edge, verso; framed. Provenance: Gotham Book Mart to present owner.