London, South Kensington
3 July 1998
Louis William Wain (1860-1939)
'K. Little Kathleen, out with her Kite
It broke from the string, & flew out of sight'
signed 'Louis Wain', inscribed as title and further inscribed 'K'
pencil, pen and black ink and watercolour
10½ x 8½in. (26.7 x 21.6cm.)
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