• The William E. Self Library, I auction at Christies

    Sale 2153

    The William E. Self Library, Important English and American Literature

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 53

    [DICKENS, Charles]. BROWNE, Hablot K ("Phiz"). "His Literary Majesty King Pickwick who Has Dethroned all Others..." Watercolor on paper, signed with initials lower right. (Pale stains at corners from old adhesions on verso.) 280 x 221 mm.

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    [DICKENS, Charles]. BROWNE, Hablot K ("Phiz"). "His Literary Majesty King Pickwick who Has Dethroned all Others..." Watercolor on paper, signed with initials lower right. (Pale stains at corners from old adhesions on verso.) 280 x 221 mm.

    A very fine watercolor by "Phiz," showing a jaunty King Pickwick atop a rocky throne, having triumphed over Fielding, Smollett and Richardson, who are named on the three volumes at the bottom of the image.


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