Ludwig Bemelmans (American, 1898-1962)
Sketch for Madeline in London: Next Morning After He Arose, the Gardener Dropped His Garden Hose
Signed "Bemelmans" in ink l.l., titled in ink l.r., stamped "Bemelmans Madeline" l.l.
Watercolor and graphite on paper, image/sheet size 24 x 17 7/8 in. (61.0 x 45.5 cm),matted, unframed.
Condition: Toning, mat burn.
The sheet is hinged on the reverse to a foam core backing at two places on the top and affixed at the lower corners of the reverse. Significant toning and mat burn.
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