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ROBERT LAWSON (1892-1957) "Uncle Phineas was wrapped up most comfortably, smoking his pipe..." Heading for the chapter entitled "Bedtime" on page 23 of Edward, Hoppy and Joe by Lawson (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1952). Carbon pencil heightened in white on board. 140x180 mm; 5 1/2x7 inches, on 12x9-inch board. Initialed "RL" in lower right image. Laid into matte and archivally framed. A copy of the book accompanies the lot.
Provenance: Acquired by current owner from Illustration House, Inc., circa 2009.
The full caption reads "Uncle Phineas was wrapped up most comfortably, smoking his pipe and talking pleasantly with Mother and Father."