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    Sale 5370

    Christie's Interiors

    11 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 506

    William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)

    A giant and a little visitor at a doorway; and A study of a man in profile, framed as one

    Price Realised  

    William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)
    A giant and a little visitor at a doorway; and A study of a man in profile, framed as one
    pencil
    5¾ x 4 in. (14.6 x 10.2 cm.); with A pencil sketch of 'Sporting made easy'; and A pen and brown ink study of figures from the Pickwick Papers, by the same hand (3)


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    Provenance

    Anonymous sale; Christie's London, 30 October 1978, lots 198 & 200.


    Exhibited

    the third at the International Culture Centre, Antwerp and Royal Library, Brussels, Europalia 73 - Pen as Pencil, 1973-4 no.21 J.