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    Sale 2511 | Lot 74
    Price Realized: $1,188With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2511 Lot 74

      Rackham's sister, sleeping * Rackham's first studio. Together, 2 early graphite drawings on paper. The first measures 225x140 mm; 8 3/4x5 1/2 inches. Initialed in lower right corner; Studio measures 228x292 mm; 9x11 1/2 inches. Signed, initialed, dated May 26, 1892, and labled "New St. Kensington." Additionally signed by Rackham on verso with his address of 12 New Court Lincoln's Inn WC.

      Estimate $1,500 - 2,500

      The studio sketch was created when Rackham was twenty-five years old and working as a reporter and illustrator for The Westminster Budget. His first book illustrations were published a year later in "To the Other Side" by Thomas Rhodes.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $1,188