27 September 2016,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Maxwell Ashby Armfield, R.W.S. (Ringwood, Hampshire 1881-1972 Warminster, Wiltshire)
Unpublished illustration to chapter VIII of The Armfield's Animal Book: 'The Badger'
signed with device (lower left, in a cartouche) and inscribed 'THE BADGER' (in the margin)
pen and grey ink and watercolour, unframed
10¾ x 9¼ in. (27.3 x 23.5 cm.)
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