Dec 16, 2021 - Sale 2592

Sale 2592 - Lot 13

Price Realized: $ 281
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
MATILDA MARIA BLAKE (19th century)
"The Siege of Norwich Castle." Together, group of 8 illustrations for The Siege of Norwich Castle: A Story of the last Struggle Against the Conqueror by Blake (London: Seeley and Co, Ltd., 1893). Pen and ink on thin board. Most are about 210x135 mm; 8 1/4x5 1/4 inches, on 12 1/4x10-inch sheets. Each signed or initialed in lower image. Accompanied by a copy of the book.

Provenance: Chiswick Auctions, March 31, 2020, lot 262; Private collection, New York.

The group includes: "Emma Fitzosbern accepts the Tassel-gentle," "Waltheof's Humiliation," "Bishop Odo meets De Guader," "The Tower Stairs," "The Rescue of the Earl," "The big rat has gone into his hole!" "A Warrenne! A Warrenne! For William the Norman!" and "De Guader dons the Cross."