• 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 41

    Jane Johnson (b.1951)

    Front and end paper for A Book of Nursery Riddles

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jane Johnson (b.1951)
    Front and end paper for A Book of Nursery Riddles
    pen and brown ink and watercolour heightened with touches of bodycolour
    8 1/8 x 16 3/8 in. (20.6 x 41.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Chris Beetles Ltd., London.
    Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 31 October 1997, lot 361.


    Literature

    Jane Johnson, A Book of Nursery Riddles, published by A & C Black, London, 1984.


    Exhibited

    London, Chris Beetles Gallery, The Illustrators: The British Art of Illustration 1800-1986, 10 November-5 December, 1986, no. 45.