Jan 24, 2013 - Sale 2300

Sale 2300 - Lot 169

Price Realized: $ 4,080
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
EDWARD GOREY. Penny Candy.
Watercolor and ink on paper. 209x184 mm; 8 1/2x7 1/4 inches, image, professionally matted and framed in archival acrylic and black resin. [New York, 1970]

Additional Details

An original ink and watercolor study for an alternate cover design of the children's book by Edward Fenton (New York: Hold, Rinehart and Winston, 1970). Penny Candy is a fantasy story patterned on the familiar rhyme "Tinker Tailor . . ." the counting game, nursery rhyme, and fortune telling song traditionally played in England.