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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    English School (c.1912)

    Following the lantern to safety

    Price Realised  

    English School (c.1912)
    Following the lantern to safety
    signed with indistinct monogram (lower left)
    black ink and watercolour, unframed
    9¼ x 7 in. (23.5 x 17.7 cm.)


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    Written on the reverse is:
    'This is very nice indeed/especially the figure with the lamp'

    These words imply that this was done by a pupil, to a glowing tribute from their master. The work is reminiscent of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, from which the artist was obviously influenced.

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