Dec 14, 2017 - Sale 2465

Sale 2465 - Lot 32

Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
"Lost, Lost, Oh Woe Is Me." Illustration featuring the character Sir Charles, with his jester, Holly Berry, and dog, Mistletoe, for an unidentified story published in St. Nicholas magazine, circa 1885. Watercolor, ink, wash, and white gouache on paper. 430x481 mm; 17x19 inches, framed to 23 1/4x25 1/4. Signed in lower right. Tipped to window matte and framed with label indicating the work is from the J. Walter Thompson Company Purchase Fund. Provenance: From the Collection of the Society of Illustrators, with their label on frame verso.