London, South Kensington
10 December 2009
Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)
The title page for Punch Almanack, 1935
signed 'E.H. Shepard' (lower left)
pen and black ink, coloured crayons and watercolour
13 x 13 in. (33 x 33 cm.)
The artist's granddaughter.
Mrs Wharton Shober, 1985.
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London, Sally Hunter Fine Art Limited, Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976), December, 1988, no. 24.
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Please note that this lot is wrongly illustrated in the catalogue. The correct image is that numbered 45 in the catalogue.
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