London, South Kensington
12 November 2008
Cecil Charles Windsor Aldin, R.B.A. (1870-1935)
A couple with their pug outside the Circulating Library and Hienemann Bookseller
signed 'Cecil/Aldin' (lower right)
pen and black ink, watercolour and coloured chalks
7¾ x 8½ in. (19.6 x 22 cm.)
Anonymous sale; Phillips, Bath, 3rd June 1991, lot 9.
with the Hampton Hill Gallery, Middlesex.
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An illustration from Wives, part of a series of five books illustrated by Aldin. The other titles were: Husbands; Henpecked Husbands; An Old Fashioned Christmas; and An Old Fashioned Christmas Eve.
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