Jan 24, 2013 - Sale 2300

Sale 2300 - Lot 184

Price Realized: $ 1,440
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
JOHN HASSALL. 'Jack and Jill.'
Watercolor and ink on thin board. 400x305 mm; 15 3/4x12 inches. Illustration for Blackie & Son Ltd., London. Signed lower left. Studio stamp on verso. Nd.

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John Hassall was a celebrated British advertising artist and prominent illustrator of children's books. He designed the original poster for J. M. Barrie's play Peter Pan. He opened the New Art School and School of Poster Design in Kensington where his students included H. M. Bateman and Harry Rountree. He was also the father of the poet Christopher Hassall and the distinguished printmaker Joan Hassall.