• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 135

    THACKERAY, William Makepeace (1811-1863). "Charity on Sunday." Original watercolor drawing of a lady and a sweeper, unsigned. Sheet size: 131 x 130 mm (5¼ x 5/1/4 in.). INSCRIBED BY THACKERAY on verso: "Charity on Sunday. Sweeper. 'Please a half-penny for a poor boy?' Lady. 'You'd better be at church.'" Tipped on to mat and bound in full red morocco gilt, titled in gilt on front cover.

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    THACKERAY, William Makepeace (1811-1863). "Charity on Sunday." Original watercolor drawing of a lady and a sweeper, unsigned. Sheet size: 131 x 130 mm (5¼ x 5/1/4 in.). INSCRIBED BY THACKERAY on verso: "Charity on Sunday. Sweeper. 'Please a half-penny for a poor boy?' Lady. 'You'd better be at church.'" Tipped on to mat and bound in full red morocco gilt, titled in gilt on front cover.


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