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Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)
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Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)

The Eve of April

Details
Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)
The Eve of April
signed with initials 'E S' (lower left)
pencil, watercolour and bodycolour, with scratching out on paper
9¾ x 14 in. (24.7 x 35.5 cm.)
Provenance
with J.S. Maas, London, where purchased by the present owner.
Exhibited
Springfield, 1988, no. 36.
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Best known for his illustrations to A.A. Milne's 'Winnie the Pooh' books, Shepard exhibited four works at the Royal Academy between 1901 and 1904.

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