10 December 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,500
GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
Sir John Bernard Partridge, R.I. (1861-1945)
'The second effort'
signed 'Bernard Partridge.' (lower left) and inscribed 'The second effort./German Goose: "Is that any better?"' (lower centre) and further inscribed and dated 'Punch - 13 June 1923' (lower right)
pen and black ink, unframed
14 5/8 x 10 5/8 in. (37.2 x 27 cm.); together with Three other unframed drawings by the same hand published in Punch in 1923, all signed and unframed (4)
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Probably acquired by the 3rd Earl of Bewdley in the 1960s.
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