London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
Mabel Lucie Atwell (1879-1964)
We're going on a ride on dear old quack - all the way there and all the way back.
signed 'MABEL/LUCIE/ATWELL' (lower right) and inscribed 'WE'RE GOING ON A/RIDE/ON DEAR/OLD/QUACK-,/ALL THE WAY THERE,/AND-ALL THE WAY BACK.' (throughout)
pencil, pen and black ink and watercolour, heightened with white, lightly squared for transfer, unframed
14¼ x 11¼in. (16.2 x 28.2cm.)
and four other unframed illustrations by the same hand including: Pixies, pixies, I declare; Tom-Tom the piper's son; There's a funny see-saw; and Mary had a little lamb (5)
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