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Artists and Illustrators, Signed Correspondence and Sketches, Three Pieces.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
3
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$1,476$1,200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Artists and Illustrators, Signed Correspondence and Sketches, Three Pieces.
Ernest H. Shepard (1879-1976) Pen and ink drawing on board, signed, additional signature on verso, an original sketch for an illustrations in Everybody's Boswell; William Merritt Chase (1849-1916) autograph note signed to a Miss Woodruff, quoting prices for two of his paintings at the Corcoran; one he calls "the Young Man Picture," $750, the other he calls "The Turn of the Road," pricing it at $400; and George Cruikshank (1792-1878) signed pencil sketch titled, "The Phoca vol. 6 page 127"; various sizes. (3)
Estimate $450-650


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Keywords

Ernest H. Shepard, William Merritt Chase, Autograph, Charles Dickens, E. H. Shepard, George Cruikshank, Illustration, Pencil, Sketch, Winnie-the-Pooh

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