29 September 2009
Everett Shinn (1876-1953)
Bringing in the Dessert: An Illustration from Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol"
signed 'Everett Shinn' (lower left)
watercolor and pencil on paperboard
image, 16 x 12 in. (40.6 x 30.5 cm.); sheet, 16½ x 13 in. (41.9 x 33 cm.)
Arnold Finkel Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sotheby's, New York, 25 March 1997, lot 225.
Acquired by the present owner from the above.
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C. Dickens, A Christmas Carol, Garden City, New York, 1941, p. 55, illustrated.
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