207 x 133 mm.(8 1/8 x 5.14 in.), drawn in dark brown ink on illustration board, minor soiling. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY POTTER (lightly in pencil on verso): "Miscellaneous portrait of 'Mopsey-' H.B. Potter." Additionally inscribed on recto (lightly in pencil): "Can you use this rabbit for vignette." The frog studies and the words "The Tale of Mr" indicate these may have been drawn as studies for The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher (1906). The vignette Potter refers to could be a title vignette for the book edition of A Fierce Bad Rabbit. " /> POTTER, BEATRIX. "Portrait of 'Mopsey.'" Original pen-and-ink sketch page containing a profile drawing of a rabbit seated on hind legs in profile, various studies of frogs, a small sketch of a house, another of a bottle, what appears to be a feather, and the words "The Tale of Mr." No date [circa 1906]. <I>207 x 133 mm.(8 1/8 x 5.14 in.), drawn in dark brown ink on illustration board, minor soiling.</I> INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY POTTER (lightly in pencil on verso): "Miscellaneous portrait of 'Mopsey-' H.B. Potter." Additionally inscribed on recto (lightly in pencil): "Can you use this rabbit for vignette." The frog studies and the words "The Tale of Mr" indicate these may have been drawn as studies for <I>The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher</I> (1906). The vignette Potter refers to could be a title vignette for the book edition of <I>A Fierce Bad Rabbit</I>. | Christie's