Jun 24, 2021 - Sale 2574

Sale 2574 - Lot 14

Price Realized: $ 750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
"Toad the Terror, The Traffic-Queller." Double-page illustration for pages 106 to 107 of The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (London: Pavilion Books, 2001). Watercolor over graphite on paper. 195x435 mm; 7 3/4x17 1/4 inches, on 15 1/2x20 1/2-inch sheet. Signed "Michael Foreman" in lower left image. Hinged to board with matte and archivally framed. A copy of the book signed by Foreman accompanies the lot.

Provenance: Acquired by current owner from Chris Beetles, Ltd., November 2001.

Exhibited: Chris Beetles, Ltd,. The British Art of Illustration 1900-2001; The Twentieth Century.