• 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 58

    Sir John Bernard Partridge, R.I. (1861-1945)

    'The second effort'

    Price Realised  

    Sir John Bernard Partridge, R.I. (1861-1945)
    'The second effort'
    signed 'Bernard Partridge.' (lower left) and inscribed 'The second effort./German Goose: "Is that any better?"' (lower centre) and further inscribed and dated 'Punch - 13 June 1923' (lower right)
    pen and black ink, unframed
    14 5/8 x 10 5/8 in. (37.2 x 27 cm.); together with Three other unframed drawings by the same hand published in Punch in 1923, all signed and unframed (4)


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    Provenance

    Probably acquired by the 3rd Earl of Bewdley in the 1960s.