• Children's Books, Original Ill auction at Christies

    Sale 5950

    Children's Books, Original Illustrations and Vintage Film Posters

    10 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 44

    Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)

    The title page for Punch Almanack, 1935

    Price Realised  

    Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)
    The title page for Punch Almanack, 1935
    signed 'E.H. Shepard' (lower left)
    pen and black ink, coloured crayons and watercolour
    13 x 13 in. (33 x 33 cm.)


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    Provenance

    The artist's granddaughter.
    Mrs Wharton Shober, 1985.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that this lot is wrongly illustrated in the catalogue. The correct image is that numbered 45 in the catalogue.


    Exhibited

    London, Sally Hunter Fine Art Limited, Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976), December, 1988, no. 24.