Jun 24, 2021 - Sale 2574

Sale 2574 - Lot 4

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
"Parque Shanghai, Rio de Janeiro." Probable concept sketch for the Ferris wheel in Madeline and the Gypsies by Bemelmans (New York: Viking Press, 1959). Ink on paper adhered to board. 500x650 mm; 19 3/4x25 1/2 inches (sheet). Signed "Bemelmans" in pencil and initialed "L.B." in ink in lower center image, dated "Rio 10.M.58" at lower right. Titled "Parque Shanghai" at upper left and "Madeline & Gypsies / Made in France" at lower left.