New York, Park Avenue
21 April 1997
The Property of
A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
BEMELMANS, LUDWIG. Original ink and gouache drawing signed ("Bemelmans"), depicting the character Madeline from his well-known series of illustrated children's books. n.p., n.d.
Approximately 250 x 245 mm. (9 1/2 x 9 1/4 in.), matted and glazed in a silvered wood frame. Unexamined out of frame. A strongly drawn representation of Madeline in characteristic French school-girls' hat and tie, executed in black pen-and-ink with added gouache washes in blue, brown and pale pink, boldly signed by the artist and author.
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