Leonard Raven-Hill (1867-1942)

The Bazaar Shop, Ajmere

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Leonard Raven-Hill (1867-1942)
The Bazaar Shop, Ajmere
signed and inscribed 'The Bazaar Shop in little more/than a square hole with shutters, sometimes not/larger than a cupboard. where an old woman/will sit her stock in trade often consisting of a/few plantains (bananas.)/LRAVENHILL/ajmere' (lower centre) and further signed, inscribed and dated in a dedication 'To Robert Daly/on his sisters wedding day/Dec 24.1904/with best wishes from LRavenhill.' (on the mount)
pencil
8 x 5 in. (20.3 x 14 cm.) (2)

Lot Essay

The drawing is sold with a copy of Raven-Hill's Indian Sketchbook, 1905 edition. Ravin-Hill was an illustrator and cartoonist who is commended as one of the most versatile artists working on Punch between 1896 and 1935.
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