• 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 65

    Terence "Larry" Parkes (1927-2003)

    'The Virgin Mary's night off'

    Price Realised  

    Terence "Larry" Parkes (1927-2003)
    'The Virgin Mary's night off'
    signed 'Larry' (lower left) and inscribed as title (on plaque, centre left)
    pen and black ink
    7 1/8 x 9½ in. (18.1 x 23.5 cm.)


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    Under the pseudonym "Larry", Terence Parkes was a regular contributor to Punch, the Daily Express and Private Eye.

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    Provenance

    with Chris Beetles Ltd, London.


    Pre-Lot Text

    VARIOUS PROPERTIES


    Exhibited

    London, Chris Beetles Gallery, The Illustrators: The British Art of Illustration 1800-1991, November 1991-January 1992, No. 566.