104 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010  | 
(212) 254-4710  |  Mon - Fri, 10AM - 6PM
Follow Us:
  • We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.

    (212) 254-4710 ext. 0
    Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM

     

    Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to phonebids@swanngalleries.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.

    Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.

    Sale 2440 | Lot 27
    Price Realized: $5,250With Buyer's Premium
    Show Hammer Price
    • Click Image To Enlarge

    • Sale 2440 Lot 27

      LUDWIG BEMELMANS.
      "He said - 'let's play a game of tag' and let a cat out of the bag." Illustration published in "Madeline and the Bad Hat" (New York: Viking Press, 1956) featuring the Spanish Ambassador's son and Madeline's mischievous friend, Pepito. Pen, ink, graphite, and watercolor on paper. 464x527 mm; 18 1/4x20 3/4 inches. Signed "Bemelmans" in lower right image, captioned below image. Extreme outer edges toned, dampstain along lower left edge, ink inventory inscription on verso. Framed. Provenance: Hammer Galleries, New York, circa 1957 to present owner.

      Estimate $7,000 - 10,000


      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $5,250

      Share