5 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 4,000
Estimate USD 2,000 - USD 3,000
RACKHAM, Arthur (1867-1939)
[The Story of Jorinda and Joringel]
watercolor and ink on illustration board, matted
signed in lower left corner, additionally signed "A. Rackham" (on verso)
5¾ x 7 in. (145 x 180 mm), sheet size
Exhibition of Modern Illustration at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1900 (exhibition sticker on verso, accomplished in manuscript by Rackham).
This drawing was used to illustrate the story of "Jorinda and Joringel" in the 1900 edition of Grimm's Fairy Tales published by Freemantle and in the 1909 edition published by Constable.
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