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    Sale 2059

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    5 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 138

    RACKHAM, Arthur (1867-1939)

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    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
    Exhibited:
    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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