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    Sale 5316

    Children's & Illustrated Books & Original Illustrations

    18 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 56

    Ronald William Fordham Searle (b.1920)

    The Angel of Inspiration

    Price Realised  

    Ronald William Fordham Searle (b.1920)
    The Angel of Inspiration
    signed 'Ronald Searle' (lower left)
    pen and black ink and watercolour, heightened with white, unframed
    18½ x 13¾ in. (47 x 34.9 cm.)


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    This work was the rough cover for the New Yorker.

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