London, South Kensington
6 December 1996
Ernest Howard Shepard (1879-1976)
"After a short interval [Rat] reappeared staggering under a fat, wicker luncheon-basket 'Shove that under your feet,' he observed to Mole."
signed: "EH Shepard"; pencil, pen and black ink and watercolour heightened with white, unframed
9 x 7in. (23 x 18cm.)
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The Wind in the Willows, London: Methuen & Co Ltd., 1931, p. 10. A version of this illustration appears on p. 9 of this edition.
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