• 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 59

    Sidney 'George' Strube (1891-1956)

    'Why, that's the very girl I've been looking for!'

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    Sidney 'George' Strube (1891-1956)
    'Why, that's the very girl I've been looking for!'
    signed 'Strube' (lower right) and inscribed 'The managers (outside) "Why, that's the very girl I've been looking for!"/Theatrical managers are much puzzled by the present shortage of leading ladies.' (lower centre) and variously inscribed throughout
    pen and black ink, unframed
    13 3/8 x 17 7/8 in. (34 x 45.5 cm.); together with Five other pen and ink cartoons by the same hand, all unframed
    1920s (6)


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