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    Sale 5328

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    19 December 2007, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 100

    Kate Greenaway, R.I. (1846-1901)

    The red boy

    Price Realised  

    Kate Greenaway, R.I. (1846-1901)
    The red boy
    pencil and watercolour with scratching out
    11½ x 8½ in. (29.3 x 21.6 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Charles P. Johnson, 1905.
    with The Fine Art Society, London, no. 24, October, 1948.


    Literature

    Illustrated in Spielmann, p. 130 as 'The Red Boy'.


    Exhibited

    London, Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours, 1889.